Pensioner loses bigger than RM128,000 to Macau Scam
QUANTUM: A pensioner has lost RM128,037 after falling victim to a Macau Scam syndicate.
Pahang police chief Datuk Seri Ramli Mohamed Yoosuf talked about the lady in her 60s received a mobile phone name from an particular person claiming to be an officer on the Penang Court docket on Dec 14, announcing that a court summons had been issued towards the victim for failing to resolve her Touch N High-tail arrears totalling RM11,800.
“The option change into as soon as then linked to several folks posing as policemen who suggested the victim that she additionally had a criminal fable sooner than asking her to transfer money to dwell her yarn from being frozen by the authorities,” he talked about in an announcement this day.
The victim then transferred her money amounting to RM128,037 in stages into an yarn offered by no doubt one of many suspects.
She solely realised she change into as soon as duped after making those transactions and lodged a document on the Temerloh district police headquarters yesterday.
The case is being investigated below Piece 420 of the Penal Code for cheating. – Bernama