Terengganu recorded 662 commercial crime cases as of June, says police

KUALA TERENGGANU: A total of 662 commercial crime cases were reported across the state from January to June this year, said Terengganu police chief Datuk Rohaimi Md Isa,

He said that the majority were online fraud cases like Macau Scams, with 143 cases recorded.

"There has been an increase in cases, in just six months of this year, 662 cases were reported compared to 582 cases throughout last year," he said in a speech read out by Crime Prevention and Community Safety Department (KJPKK) chief ACP Noor Halim Nordin at the launch of the anti-scam awareness campaign here on Tuesday (July 26).

As such, he urged the public to be more alert and careful to avoid being cheated by the syndicates’ various modus operandi to deceive victims.

"Through this anti-scam campaign, the latest tactics used by fraud syndicates will be highlighted so that the public will be more vigilant," he said.- Bernama

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