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, spirited estimated losses of over RM256 million.
Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department director, Datuk Zainuddin Yaacob acknowledged from the total, 2,676 conditions were solved by the police and 1,420 conditions charged in court docket.
“The victims are largely women folks, spirited over 3,000 conditions, and most of them are over 51 years veteran. Generally, the victims were positioned below a selection of stress and unnerved of being arrested and locked up, as neatly as to the terror of getting their property seized.
“Enact no longer reply calls from unknown persons, and if you originate reply, and asked to transfer money to any authorities division memoir, originate no longer originate so because the authorities has never given any instructions to the public to transfer money from one memoir to 1 other,” he acknowledged at a press conference after an legitimate police occasion on the Melaka police contingent headquarters this day.
The handing-over of responsibilities fervent Datuk Abdul Majid Mohd Ali because the contemporary Melaka police chief, changing Datuk Mat Kasim Karim who has been appointed as Bukit Aman Management Department’s contemporary deputy director (Administration).
Meanwhile, Abdul Majid acknowledged 169 officers and personnel in Melaka had been undergoing quarantine since the enforcement of the Circulation Management Describe (MCO) from March 18 till this day, following conclude contact with participants of the public who were exposed to Covid-19.
From that total, 164 participants were found to be free from infection, while 5 others were quiet waiting for their screening test outcomes and below supervision on the sanatorium or quarantined at dwelling, he acknowledged.
Abdul Majid, 58, acknowledged he would use his 38 years of expertise within the force to originate the four missions that would be utilized in Melaka.
“I will level of curiosity on rising the stage of policing service for the neighborhood, to make certain that the police force relies on integrity, no longer corruption, to originate their jobs neatly and murder the public’s belief.
“At this early stage, my priority for Melaka is to (wrestle the spread of) Covid-19 as it is the function of the authorities and direct, and I will lead the frontliners (Melaka police) to design Melaka a inexperienced zone all over again,” he acknowledged. -Bernama