Nigerians Caught for Fake DiGi Job Vacancies

7 April 2009 Kuala Lumpur Six Nigerians, who are studying at a private college here, are part of a syndicate that has been cheating foreigners into applying for non-existent jobs at DiGi through the Internet. The syndicate would send e-mail bearing the DiGi letterhead to foreigners from Britain, Pakistan, India, Dubai and the Philippines, duping […]

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SMS Cheating Syndicate Busted

10 January 2009 Tawau 15 people including 2 women were arrested on Friday during a raid in Taman Masaic, Tanjung Batu, at 2am on suspicion that they were part of a syndicate that has been cheating people into believing that they had won prizes via the short messaging service (SMS). The suspects, aged between 23 […]

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SMS Scams Fleeced RM1 Million

8 April 2008 Penang A group of seven men, including a Taiwanese, have been arrested on suspicion of short message scams involving at least RM1 million. The numerous scams were reported in Johor, Selangor, Penang, Negri Sembilan and Perak. The scam syndicate would send short messages to victims notifying them of some prize winnings and […]

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Two Lost RM200,000 to SMS Scam

15 March 2008 Petaling Jaya Two victims have fallen prey to SMS scams designed to cheat them of their bank accounts, losing RM200,000 in the process. The victims received short messages on their mobile phones from the syndicate informing them that they have won cash prizes worth thousands of ringgit. Before the prizes could be […]

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Bank Officer Involved in RM5 Million Embezzlement

11 March 2008 Seremban Bukit Aman Federal Commercial Crimes police officers are investigating a bank employee for allegedly embezzling RM5 million in Kajang. The female officer had been working at a bank branch there for over a year. The employee’s supervisors had found discrepancies in the bank’s accounts and an audit revealed that millions of […]

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