Health Dept retiree scammed of RM60,000 after being accused of hoarding vaccines

  • Nation
  • Friday, 04 Jun 2021

MELAKA: A 60-year-old retired civil servant from the Health Department has lost RM60,000 of his pension payout to a scammer who accused him of hoarding Covid-19 vaccines.

Melaka Commercial Crime chief Supt E. Sundra Rajan described the case as bizarre and said his officer was investigating the matter after a police report was lodged at the Melaka Tengah police station on Thursday (June 3).

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