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Kedah senior citizen loses RM80,000 in Macau scam | Malaysia

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Kedah contingent police headquarters Commercial CID chief Supt Elias Omar said the victim, who is the owner of a business, received a phone call from a man claiming to be from the Inland Revenue Board. ― Picture by Hari Anggara

ALOR SETAR, Sept 29 — A 68-year-old senior citizen claimed to have suffered losses amounting to RM80,000 after being duped by a Macau Scam syndicate which deceived the victim over alleged outstanding debts on September 24.

Kedah contingent police headquarters (IPK) Commercial CID chief Supt Elias Omar said the victim, who is the owner of a business, received a phone call from a man claiming to be from the Inland Revenue Board (IRB).

“The victim who lives in Alor Setar denied that he has an outstanding debt before the suspect connected the phone call to a police officer from IPK Melaka.

“The victim was then connected to Telekom Malaysia (TM) to convince him that the line was from IPK Melaka. The victim was also…

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