Cops warn public of new scam using Android app


KUALA LUMPUR: Police have discovered a new tactic by scammers to steal money from victims’ bank accounts through an Android Package (APK) download.

Federal Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) director Comm Datuk Mohd Kamarudin Md Din said scammers could hack into a victim’s phone after gaining access through an APK file downloaded by victims who “purchased” items online.

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