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Police cripple Macau Scam, online gambling syndicate active around KL

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Police cripple Macau Scam, online gambling syndicate active around KL

The police have crippled a Macau Scam and online gambling syndicate. After the arresting of 11 individuals, including four Chinese nationals, in three raids conducted round the capital yesterday.

Dang Wangi District policeman ACP Mohamad Zainal Abdullah said within the first raid at about 3.30pm, they arrested three Chinese men aged 28 to 34 at a condominium in Jalan Doraisamy, Off Jalan Sultan Ismail here.

He said the team which conducted the inspection found 40 mobile phones of assorted brands, two computers, 1,168 Chinese Yuan (RM725) and RM5,011.

“Investigations found that the syndicate was closing investment fraud, namely the Macau Scam. Remanding every one of them for four days until December 25 for further investigation,” he said during statement today.

Mohamad Zainal said the subsequent two raids Criminal Investigation Department. From the Dang Wangi District station house in Jalan Conlay team administered.

According to him, within the first of the 2 raids at a residency at about 5.30pm, the police arrested a 35-year-old male Chinese national. They suspect him of being involved in online gambling, who is currently under remand until December 25.

He said half an hour later, they raided another room and detained seven individuals. All of them including two foreign women from Thailand and Vietnam aged between 21 and 33.

“The results of the police inspection found, among other things, cards, gambling notes and RM23,200 in cash. Remanding them for 2 days until tomorrow for further investigation,” he said.

 

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