5,218 Macau scam conditions reported, losses estimated at RM256 mln this 12 months
MELAKA: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) recorded 5,218 Macau Scam conditions nationwide between January and October this 12 months, bright estimated losses of over RM256 million.
Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Division director, Datuk Zainuddin Yaacob acknowledged from the total, 2,676 conditions were solved by the police and 1,420 conditions charged in court.
“The victims are mostly ladies, bright over 3,000 conditions, and most of them are over 51 years veteran. In traditional, the victims were placed under loads of stress and fearful of being arrested and locked up, along with the phobia of having their property seized.
“Attain no longer resolution calls from unknown folks, and must you attain resolution, and asked to switch money to any authorities division fable, attain no longer attain in grunt the authorities has never given any instructions to the general public to switch money from one fable to but any other,” he acknowledged at a press conference after an legitimate police match at the Melaka police contingent headquarters this present day.
The handing-over of duties involved Datuk Abdul Majid Mohd Ali because the fresh Melaka police chief, replacing Datuk Mat Kasim Karim who has been appointed as Bukit Aman Management Division’s fresh deputy director (Administration).
Meanwhile, Abdul Majid acknowledged 169 officers and personnel in Melaka had been present process quarantine for the reason that enforcement of the Lunge Wait on an eye on Bellow (MCO) from March 18 except this present day, following cease contact with participants of the general public who were uncovered to Covid-19.
From that total, 164 folks were found to be free from infection, whereas 5 others were aloof ready for their screening check outcomes and under supervision at the successfully being center or quarantined at residence, he acknowledged.
Abdul Majid, 58, acknowledged he would use his 38 years of journey in the power to end the four missions that might be utilized in Melaka.
“I will level of interest on increasing the level of policing carrier for the neighborhood, to kind clear the police power is in step with integrity, no longer corruption, to attain their jobs smartly and carry out the general public’s believe.
“At this early stage, my priority for Melaka is to (strive in opposition to the unfold of) Covid-19 as it is the goal of the authorities and train, and I will lead the frontliners (Melaka police) to kind Melaka a inexperienced zone all over again,” he acknowledged. -Bernama