80 youths tricked into paying $27 for 'job offer'

About 80 youngsters who banked in RM70 (S$27) each for a job realised they had been cheated when they gathered for an "interview" in Putrajaya, Makkal Osai reported.

One victim, Araon Maya, 27, said a woman had agreed to get them the jobs in a private company and requested them to bank in RM70 into her account.

They were told via Facebook that applicants needed to have passed SPM and would earn between RM3,000 and RM6,000 a month working for a popular express train in Kuala Lumpur.

He said they received an SMS telling them to attend an interview in Putrajaya on Monday, where 20 youths turned up.