78-year-old retiree cheated of RM400,000 in parcel scam

PORT DICKSON: A 78-year-old retiree here was cheated of RM400,000 in a parcel scam after he met a person on Facebook in June who claimed to be an American woman.

"The individual, who identified herself as Velostin Tina, told the victim that she wanted to send a parcel containing US$1.5mil (RM6.24mil) to Malaysia and if it was possible if she could send it through him,” said State Commercial Crime Investigations Department chief Supt Aibee Ab Ghani.

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