5,218 Macau scam circumstances reported, losses estimated at RM256 mln this yr
MELAKA: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) recorded 5,218 Macau Scam circumstances nationwide between January and October this yr, bright estimated losses of over RM256 million.
Bukit Aman Business Crime Investigation Division director, Datuk Zainuddin Yaacob acknowledged from the total, 2,676 circumstances occupy been solved by the police and 1,420 circumstances charged in court.
“The victims are mostly females, bright over 3,000 circumstances, and most of them are over 51 years used. In fundamental, the victims occupy been placed below somewhat a pair of stress and unnerved of being arrested and locked up, to boot to the phobia of getting their property seized.
“Waste no longer answer calls from unknown persons, and can occupy to you stay answer, and requested to transfer money to any government department story, stay no longer stay so as the government has by no technique given any instructions to the final public to transfer money from one story to some other,” he acknowledged at a press convention after an legitimate police tournament on the Melaka police contingent headquarters on the present time.
The handing-over of duties eager Datuk Abdul Majid Mohd Ali as the recent Melaka police chief, changing Datuk Mat Kasim Karim who has been appointed as Bukit Aman Administration Division’s recent deputy director (Administration).
Meanwhile, Abdul Majid acknowledged 169 officers and personnel in Melaka had been undergoing quarantine since the enforcement of the Circulate Steal an eye fixed on Exclaim (MCO) from March 18 unless on the present time, following conclude contact with members of the final public who occupy been uncovered to Covid-19.
From that total, 164 members occupy been realized to be free from an infection, whereas five others occupy been level-headed attempting ahead to their screening take a look at outcomes and below supervision on the clinic or quarantined at dwelling, he acknowledged.
Abdul Majid, 58, acknowledged he would use his 38 years of expertise in the force to originate the four missions which would possibly be utilized in Melaka.
“I will point of curiosity on rising the stage of policing provider for the community, to make certain that the police force is consistent with integrity, no longer corruption, to total their jobs smartly and develop the final public’s belief.
“At this early stage, my precedence for Melaka is to (combat the spread of) Covid-19 as it’s far the aim of the government and direct, and I will lead the frontliners (Melaka police) to originate Melaka a green zone all but again,” he acknowledged. -Bernama