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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

'Lucky draw' conman on the prowl in Klang Valley

KLANG: Police are on the trail of a man who cheating people through a fictitious lucky draw at several supermarkets in the Klang Valley.
North Klang police chief ACP Mohd Shukor Sulong said in the past 10 months, eight victims have reported losses amounting to RM103,250 after being deceived by the man, who posed as a supermarket manager. 
"The man allegedly offered the victims a range of cars as prizes by convincing them that their receipt numbers matched the engine numbers of the vehicles they had won, he told reporters here on Tuesday.
"He then persuades them to pay for the purported road tax and insurance, and disappears once he gets the money," ACP Mohd Shukor said, adding that the targeted victims were men in their 40s or retired. - Bernama

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