Providing a shield against Macau scammers

Close calls: The MCMC has blocked 1.6 billion suspicious calls with the help of telcos.

PETALING JAYA: More than 1.6 billion suspicious calls have been blocked, yet every day there is another report of someone losing their hard-earned income or even their life’s savings to a Macau scam.

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said scammers were taking advantage of newer technology, new products or services, and major events to create believable storylines to con victims.

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