Sales Manager Loses to Club and Cash Prize Scam

9 September 2007Johor Baru 26-year-old Ee Tai Swee was cheated of RM134,000 in yet another cash prize scam. The sales manager was contacted by a woman on 21 August 2007 claiming to be from an electronic company. She told him that he had won S$200,000 cash from the Hong Kong Turf Club. A dubious bank […]

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Man Loses RM1.7 Million to Lottery Scam

5 September 2007 Kuala Lumpur A 39-year-old building contractor fell victim to a lottery scam and lost RM1.7 million in the end. K.V. Chung from Sabah was notified by his wife who received a call from a man known as Mr Sung notifying him that she had won a RM100,000 lottery in April. The caller […]

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Taiwanese Held for International SMS Lucky Draw Scam

4 September 2007 Penang Police have detained seven Taiwanese nationals over an international SMS scam. Many Penangites have allegedly fallen prey to the Chinese SMS that they received, indicating that they had won a lucky draw. The suspects, aged between 20 and 30 years, including a woman, taken to Manjung, Perak at 5:30pm yesterday. Six […]

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Australian Investment Scammer Extradited from Malaysia

12 March 2007Kuala Lumpur Mark Alan Taylor, who was a financial adviser of Golconda Resources, have been extradited from Malaysia and appeared in court in Adelaide, Australia, last Monday. He faces 65 charges following an Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) investigation in investment activities related to a Queensland investment scheme known as the Wattle […]

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Clerk Lost RM750 in SMS Scam

10 March 2007 Kuala Lumpur A 39-year-old clerk, who only wanted to be known as Yoong, has fallen prey to another SMS scam on 28 February 2007. She had received a message informing her that she won a RM15,000 cash prize and RM250 talk time credit in a contest. When she called a number to […]

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