PDRM: Fake Bank Negara apps and websites cost victims RM5.2mil in losses


Scammers are using Bank Negara Malaysia’s logo and name to fool victims into downloading malicious apps. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) said it has recorded 128 Macau scam cases involving fake Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) apps and websites, with losses amounting to more than RM5.2mil from April 1 to Nov 25, 2020.

Fake BNM apps recorded 105 cases with losses totalling RM4.8mil, while websites impersonating BNM recorded 23 cases amounting to RM411,000 in losses.

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