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 […]


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 […]


Businessman Cheated by Foreigners of RM600,000

11 March 2008 Malacca Two Sudanese who have cheated a businessman of RM600,000 in a money-making scam were arrested by police during a raid on a rented house in Tengkera on 8 March 2008 at 1am. Two other accomplices of the same nationality are still at large. The 47-year-old businessman was introduced to the four […]

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