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Go personally when applying for loans, public told

JOHOR BARU: Those seeking loans must go to registered financial institutions and submit necessary documents instead of applying via social media or over the phone, said Iskandar Puteri OCPD Asst Comm Dzulkhairi Mukhtar. He urged the public to be careful as there were many scammers and conmen waiting to take advantage of gullible and desperate people.


Four women among 11 nabbed over scam

JOHOR BARU: Police have arrested 11 people, including four women, over a loan scam involving 162 victims following a series of raids here.


Commercial crimes up 37%, scam cases seeing losses of RM361mil

SHAH ALAM: Police reports on commercial crimes in Selangor went up by 37.27% in 2018, compared with the year before.

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Rampant cases of loan scams

JOHOR BARU: Johor police recorded almost 60% more loan scam cases last year.


Millions gone to smooth talkers

KUALA LUMPUR: How do you convince people that they will get cheap loans and then cheat them of millions of ringgit, all without even meeting them?


Loan scam syndicate responsible for RM500k worth of losses busted

KUALA LUMPUR: A loan scam syndicate responsible for 32 cases, resulting in some RM500,000 worth of losses, was busted.


M’sians borrow RM37mil to celebrate Hari Raya

MALAYSIANS keen to have a lavish Hari Raya celebration have borrowed about RM37.5mil, reported Kosmo!.


Upgrades in store for CCID

KUALA LUMPUR: The Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) will be enhanced in various aspects, with the priority on tackling cybercrime, said Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.


Scammer nabbed in police sting

KUALA LUMPUR: The tables were turned on an alleged conman whose targeted victim realised something was amiss and led the suspect into a sting operation.


Loan scammer gets ‘scammed’

KUALA LUMPUR: A man’s attempt to carry out a loan scam was foiled after his would-be victim got the better of him, leading to the suspect’s arrest.