5,218 Macau scam cases reported, losses estimated at RM256 mln this yr
MELAKA: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) recorded 5,218 Macau Scam cases nationwide between January and October this yr, inviting estimated losses of over RM256 million.
Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Division director, Datuk Zainuddin Yaacob talked about from the total, 2,676 cases were solved by the police and 1,420 cases charged in court docket.
“The victims are mostly ladies, inviting over 3,000 cases, and most of them are over 51 years dilapidated. In traditional, the victims were positioned below plenty of stress and fearful of being arrested and locked up, besides to to the fright of having their property seized.
“Stay no longer acknowledge calls from unknown individuals, and whilst you attain acknowledge, and requested to switch money to any government department epic, attain no longer attain in relate the government has never given any instructions to the public to switch money from one epic to 1 more,” he talked about at a press conference after an legitimate police occasion at the Melaka police contingent headquarters this present day.
The handing-over of responsibilities enthusiastic Datuk Abdul Majid Mohd Ali as the fresh Melaka police chief, changing Datuk Mat Kasim Karim who has been appointed as Bukit Aman Administration Division’s fresh deputy director (Administration).
In the intervening time, Abdul Majid talked about 169 officers and personnel in Melaka had been undergoing quarantine since the enforcement of the Motion Defend watch over Give an explanation for (MCO) from March 18 unless this present day, following shut contact with individuals of the public who were uncovered to Covid-19.
From that whole, 164 individuals were stumbled on to be free from an infection, while 5 others were unruffled looking out forward to their screening test outcomes and below supervision at the sanatorium or quarantined at dwelling, he talked about.
Abdul Majid, 58, talked about he would employ his 38 years of ride within the force to cease the four missions which can be utilized in Melaka.
“I will focal point on increasing the level of policing provider for the community, to manufacture sure the police force is in accordance to integrity, no longer corruption, to attain their jobs neatly and produce the public’s belief.
“At this early stage, my priority for Melaka is to (fight the unfold of) Covid-19 as it’s far the aim of the government and assert, and I will lead the frontliners (Melaka police) to manufacture Melaka a inexperienced zone one more time,” he talked about. -Bernama