Manager parts with RM7,900 to Macau scam syndicate

KEPALA BATAS (Bernama) – A kindergarten manager parted with RM7,900 after falling prey to a Macau Scam syndicate on Friday.

Seberang Perai Tengah (SPT) Police Chief ACP Noorzainy Mohd Noor said the 28-year-old woman was at her workplace when she received a call from a “police officer” who told her that she was suspected of committing money laundering.

“She became frightened and transferred the money into a bank account as directed. Only later she realised that she had become a victim of the scam and lodged a police report,” he told reporters yesterday.

Meanwhile, Barat Daya District police chief Supt AA Anbalagan said police nabbed a 21-year-old security guard over two molestation cases in Balik Pulau yesterday and Thursday.” The man was arrested in Bayan Lepas. The first victim was aged 21 and the second 23. He followed the victims on his motorcycle at night time and stopped his motorcycle to molest them before fleeing,” he said.