Bukit Aman investigating online scam offering precatoria oil allegedly for Covid-19 vaccine production

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Bukit Aman CCID director Datuk Mohd Kamarudin Md Din said the companies that expressed interest would be requested to make payments to accounts provided (mule accounts) for the purpose of purchasing samples of the oil, which is purportedly used in the production of Covid-19 vaccines. — Picture by Ahmad Zamzahuri

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — The police are investigating an online scam involving the sale of organic precatoria oil that is allegedly used to produce Covid-19 vaccines.

Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) director Datuk Mohd Kamarudin Md Din said they have received five complaints from victims over losses amounting to RM128,498, and based on investigations, the syndicate behind the scam would send emails to the targeted companies offering to sell precatoria oil.

He said the companies that expressed interest would be requested to make payments to accounts provided (mule accounts) for the…

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