Malaysia postal service used to scam victims

Malaysia postal service used to scam victims
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KOTA BARU - The police have uncovered the latest modus operandi of the "Macau Scam" syndicate which now uses the name of Pos Malaysia to dupe its victims.

Kelantan Commercial CID chief Supt Mohamed Zulmazi Che Daud said syndicate members would pose as Pos Malaysia staff and contact the potential victim via telephone, urging the individual to go to its office to collect a parcel.

"During the telephone call, they would ask the victim for a copy of the identity card and tell the individual to make payment into a bank account.

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"The victim would only realise it's a scam when there is no parcel for collection at the post office," he said yesterday.

 

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