M’sia-Singapore cops bust scam ring that cheated victims of over RM2mil, three nabbed


PETALING JAYA: Malaysian and Singaporean police have busted a syndicate that reaped in more than RM2mil in profits by scamming people with fake job offers.

Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) director Comm Datuk Mohd Kamarudin Md Din said a joint raid by the Singapore and Malaysian police in Johor led to the arrest of three suspected syndicate members.

“On Aug 26, a combined team that included the Singapore Police Force’s Commercial Affairs Department raided a condominium in Taman Desa Skudai, Johor Baru. Three locals aged between 21 and 27 were arrested,” he said.

Comm Mohd Kamarudin added that various electronic devices were seized, including seven handphones, two laptops and two routers were seized.

He added that the investigation showed that the group would use social media to offer jobs as purchasing agents. Victims…

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