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#TECH: Online love scams persist despite warnings

Despite numerous warnings and campaigns, online love scam syndicates still prey on people, resulting in significant financial losses for their…

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Using religion to scam

KUALA LUMPUR: Using words like “Islamic” and “syariah-compliant”, several local investment scam syndicates have been playing the religion card to…

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US widow conned out of nearly RM9mil, bank accused of helping scammers

A year after her husband died of pancreatic cancer, Diane Yaffe of Redwood City picked up her phone in August…

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Romance scammers: They call you honey, but don’t send them money

With criminals leveraging the anonymity of the internet, individuals seeking love find themselves vulnerable to financial exploitation, as evidenced by…

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Turkeys Of The Year: KLIA’s aerotrain saga — the little train that couldn’t

Since October, there has been no news about the aerotrain contract or who is going to undertake the project, now…

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Unmasking Corruption: The Nexus between COVID-19 and Malaysian Politics

The intersection of COVID-19 and political corruption in Malaysia has cast a shadow over the nation's pandemic response. Allegations of…

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What to do with corrupt politicians and their accomplices – Part 2

Mitigating political corruption requires a comprehensive approach centered on accountability and systemic reform. By bolstering investigative and prosecutorial capacities, enhancing…

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Beware of scammers cashing in on Palestine situation, says IGP

The public is advised to be cautious when approached by individuals or groups claiming to collect aid for Palestine.

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Airbnb hidden camera: Unregulated STRAs give tourism industry a bad name, say budget hotels

Tourism industry players have called for the government to take swift action in regulating short-term rental accommodation (STRA). The Malaysia…

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Perak cops warn of new scam tactic using fake arrest warrants with police logo, signatures

Fooling victims by sending them fake documents using images of arrest warrants or appearance notices bearing police logos is the…

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Scammers put up fake websites of popular brands in phishing scam: Report

Scammers have created fake websites of more than 100 brands, including Nike and Puma, and tapped optimisation tools so they…

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1MDB fugitive Jho Low placed in Macau as associates in spotlight

Whatever the status of other 1MDB fugitives in the Chinese territories or on the mainland, many are of the view…

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Menara KL Scandal?

According to Twitter account of emmanuelsamarathisa @esshimself Dec 29 Telekom says the government in 2022 appointed Hydroshoppe, a company that…

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Disgraced crypto billionaire charged with defrauding investors

Written by Scott Bicheno Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) has been charged by the US SEC with orchestrating a scheme to defraud equity…

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Sam Bankman-Fried: ‘I didn’t try to commit fraud’

Mr Bankman-Fried also said his lawyers had advised him not to speak publicly but he had ignored their advice. He…

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