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A new scam taking advantage of the public's curiosity about Covid-19 is tricking them into installing a bogus map, which also opens them up to malware that steals private information.
KUALA LUMPUR: A woman was scammed into giving RM600,000 and her passport to a conman who took advantage of the Covid-19 outbreak to "sell" face masks.
No one has been diagnosed with the new coronavirus in Alabama, but unfounded social-media rumours run so wild that the state public health department assigned a staffer to stamp them out.
JOHOR BARU: The public are advised to be alert and not fall victims to scams.
JOHOR BARU: The public are advised to be alert and not fall victim to scams as within the first three months of this year, the Commercial Crimes Investigations Unit here has registered losses totalling RM138.5mil.
KAJANG: A businesswoman lost over RM260,000 after she was duped into a parcel scam.
‘Heartless’ online scammers and hackers take advantage of coronavirus fears, mask shortages in China
Over 7,500 coronavirus-related fraud cases have been reported in China as of Feb 24. Most of these involve face masks, which have become scarce as demand far exceeds supply.
KUANTAN (Bernama): A housewife claims she was cheated of RM65,000 in a phone scam, after being deceived to transfer her savings to an unidentified individual account.
BANGKOK (Bernama): Police have nabbed a Malaysian man and his Thai wife for allegedly having swindled victims out of millions of baht in a phone scam.
Hong Kong police intercept more than US$384mil swindled from victims of Internet and phone scams around world
Some money was frozen elsewhere in Asia and in Europe when anti-fraud squad sought help from overseas authorities through Interpol, source says. Insider warns the chance of recovering defrauded money depends on whether victims quickly realise they have been scammed.