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Clerk cheated of RM5,500 by social media friend

Last Update: 12/06/2019

KUANTAN, June 12 (Bernama) -- A clerk was cheated of RM5,500 by a man she had come to be acquainted with over the social media.

Pahang Commercial Crime Investigation Department chief Supt Mohd Wazir Mohd Yusof said the 29-year-old victim had befriended the man early last month.   

The man had contacted the victim yesterday morning and said he wanted to give a present to her.

"The victim then received a call from a woman who claimed to be from the courier company and asked her to conduct a banking transaction to get the present,” he told reporters here today.

Mohd Wazir said the victim lodged a report at Endau Police station in Johor. 




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