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KEPALA BATAS (Bernama): A government retiree lost RM575,350 after being duped by a telephone scam syndicate which alleged she was involved in money laundering here recently.
Scammers can take advantage of day-to-day tasks that seem innocuous, like checking a bank balance or charging a phone at a public USB port, to exploit personal information for their profit.
BALIK PULAU: A retiree has become poorer by RM179, 890 after falling prey to a money scam syndicate.
KUANTAN (Bernama): A nurse was made RM18,000 poorer after falling prey to a phone scam syndicate here on Monday (July 22).
KUANTAN (Bernama): An electrical shop assistant suffered losses of RM95,000 after falling prey to a Macau Scam syndicate since March.
SEREMBAN: An engineer was conned of RM350,000 in a scam after she was accused of being involved in money-laundering and drug-related activities.
TANAH MERAH (Bernama): A female clerk was cheated of RM534,000 by a Macau Scam syndicate after being duped by a phone call that claimed she owed the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) in tax arrears.
Frozen payments involved email fraud, online romance scams and investment fraud. Phone frauds include fake officials, bogus kidnappings and the “guess who I am” scam.
KUANTAN (Bernama): Within just a week, a farmer in Cameron Highlands was made RM290,606 poorer after a scam syndicate duped her into believing she was involved in drug smuggling activities and then offered her a way out — at a steep price.
Hong Kong boy, 15, stole mum’s jewellery to pay bogus mainland Chinese official HK$250,000 in latest phone scam
The boy had been accused of involvement in a criminal case by man claiming to be a mainland Chinese law enforcement agent