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Largest Online Scam Headquarters Raided by Malaysian Police / Immigration Department, 1,000 Arrested
On the 20th of November, the Malaysian Immigration Department and Police raided a premise in Cyberjaya, Malaysia suspected to be the headquarters of the largest online scam syndicate in Malaysia.
According to Malay Mail, they raided Wisma Mustapha Kamal in Neocyber where almost 1,000 Chinese nationals were arrested.
Photos released on Facebook show rows and rows of computer tables in the premise and dozens of scammers with their hands on their heads. A table laid with dozens of handphones were also photographed.
IMMIGRATION DEPT BUST MAJOR ONLINE SCAM SYNDICATE RUN BY CHINESE NATIONALS IN CYBERJAYA
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 20 — The Immigration Department today busted the largest online scam syndicate believed to be run by Chinese nationals in the country.
The announcement was made in the Immigration Department’s Facebook page today about the raid on an online scam headquarters in Cyberjaya.
According to the department’s Facebook posting, nearly 1,000 people were arrested.
The posting caught the attention of many netizens who praised the Immigration Department.
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