Disclaimer: You'll have to either know a little bit of Chinese or have a friend who can read characters to access this function.
Dzaffir said the victim sustained minor injuries but lost an estimated RM8,000 in cash and valuables which the men had taken from him.“A district Criminal Investigation Department team later arrested five people, including a woman, aged between 20 and 25, in Bandar Kinrara this morning.
Instead, the victims would receive a call from someone claiming to be the boss or agent of the scammer.
This person would convince the victim to buy gift cards or online shopping credits such as i Tunes or Alipay Purchase Cards before they can meet up or date the scammer. Victims are directed to buy the Alipay Purchase Cards through AXS machines or i Tunes gift cards from convenience stores, before transferring the credits to the scammers' e-mail accounts.
A couple of weeks ago, while dining with a friend in Jakarta’s Chinatown district of Glodok, he jabbed excitedly at his phone, declaring he had hit the mother lode of We Chat.
Unfamiliar with the app, I requested an explanation.