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Nurse poorer by RM18k after being scammed over the phone

KUANTAN (Bernama): A nurse was made RM18,000 poorer after falling prey to a phone scam syndicate here on Monday (July 22).

Electrical shop assistant loses RM95k in phone scam

KUANTAN (Bernama): An electrical shop assistant suffered losses of RM95,000 after falling prey to a Macau Scam syndicate since March.

Engineer loses RM350k to phone scam

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.

Clerk loses over half a million ringgit in phone scam

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.

Hong Kong police’s special anti-fraud squad blocked nearly US$90mil in payments to scammers

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.

Farmer RM290k poorer after falling victim to phone 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