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Touts open own legal firms with new lawyers

KLANG: Touting is such a lucrative business that the perpetrators have started opening their own legal firms with the help of new lawyers who have just completed their chambering.


Three charged with obstruction

KUALA LUMPUR: Three men were charged at the magistrate’s court with obstructing a Road Transport Department (JPJ) officer from carrying out his duties.


Ruse allows reporters to observe tontos at work

GEORGE TOWN: The tonto’s motorcycle revved as the rider tailed an enforcement unit the moment the team left the Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry’s office in Lebuh Downing here.


Putting the reins on tontos

PUTRAJAYA: The “tonto” menace is about to be wiped out with the authorities crippling several syndicates based in Perak, Selangor and Negri Sembilan following the arrest of 15 “masterminds”, in a joint operation by the Road Transport Department (JPJ) and the police.


Former tonto speaks out about life of crime

KUALA LUMPUR: He was only 20 when he was sucked into the tonto’s lair. Kay was desperate for money and he was facing the possibility of hefty fines in his other job. So, he signed up as a tonto.


Be wary of the enemy within

MALACCA: The tontos are not the only enemies that enforcement agencies are facing.


Enforcement officers often become victims of violence

GEORGE TOWN: An officer from the Penang Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry enforcement division was stopped and beaten up when he was heading to his Jelutong home after taking part in a raid against sellers of pirated VCDs.


JPJ and cops put the brakes on 'Tonto' groups

PUTRAJAYA: Several "Tonto" syndicates based in Perak, Selangor and Negri Sembilan have been crippled with the arrest of their masterminds in a joint operation by the Road Transport Department and police.


No escaping the police, illegal gambling centre operators warned

JOHOR BARU: Syndicates operating illegal gambling centres in Johor are now roping in “tonto” services to give them the extra security from enforcement authorities.


'Tonto' thwarts chase against cigarette smugglers

KAJANG: Four Customs officers, who were chasing a lorry suspected of carrying smuggled cigarettes, were stopped dead in their tracks by a Proton Gen-2, believed to be driven by a “tonto”.