KL bank officer loses over RM200,000 to online loan fraud

Prior to this, the Deputy Director of KL Commercial CID, Superintendent Mohamad Musa Marsidi, the victim was arranging a loan of RM80,000 by filling in the form of an online money lending company which was supposed to offer low interest loans. interest.

KUALA LUMPUR (April 6): Desperate for a personal loan of RM80,000, a bank officer ended up losing RM234,000 after being duped by an online loan fraud.

Kuala Lumpur Commercial CID Deputy Director Superintendent Mohamad Musa Marsidi said the 54-year-old victim filed a report on April 1 after realizing he had been cheated.

He said that before that, the victim arranged a loan of RM80,000 by filling in the form of an online money lending company which would offer loans at low interest rates.

“The victim was then contacted by an employee of the company who asked him to pay for the processing of the loan.

“When the loan was approved, the victim was asked to transfer money in stages to nine accounts from February 28 until the end of March in the amount of RM243,000,” he said. said in a statement today.

He said the case was being investigated under Article 420 of the Penal Code for cheating.

Mohamad Musa also reminded people not to get caught up in quick and cheap loan offers online without stringent conditions to avoid getting scammed by non-existent loan companies.

He also urged members of the public to contact the CCID Scam Response Center via 03-2610 1559 and 03-2610 1599 or the nearest police station for any suspicious criminal activity. – Bernama








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