HULU LANGAT: Police arrested 31 people, including four Chinese nationals, during a raid on an online gambling call centre here.
The syndicate has rented a three-storey bungalow deep inside a gated and guarded community to avoid detection.
Bukit Aman Commercial Crimes Investigation Department director Comm Datuk Zainuddin Yaacob said following a tip-off, police raided the house in Taman Hulu Langat Jaya around 3.30pm yesterday.
“Initial investigations showed the suspects are operating an online gambling call centre and it is also part of a bogus online auction racket, ” he said when met at the scene.
The syndicate members are paid up to RM3,000 each monthly and the racket has raked in RM2mil over the past two months.