Kota Tinggi cops record 20% increase in phone scams during MCO period

Published on 19 May 2020 5:56:05 PM

Police in Kota Tinggi, Johor have recorded an increase of 20% in Macau scam cases during the movement control order (MCO) and conditional MCO from March 18 until May 18, with losses amounting close to half a million.

District police chief Supt Ahsmon Bajah (pic) said the syndicate usually targets pensioners and farmers who own land as their victims.

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