KUALA LUMPUR: Six men and three women have been arrested after Bukit Aman crippled an investment scam ring which operated in Kedah, Kuala Lumpur and Johor.
Federal Commercial Crime Investigation Department director Comm Datuk Mohd Kamarudin Md Din said they crippled the syndicate during an operation dubbed Ops Nuri 17/2021 on June 19.
“The syndicate ran two bogus investment schemes – the Banker Capital Investment Scheme and Wow Exchange OU Investment Scheme.
“Our investigations revealed the nine, aged between 23 and 62, were involved in investment scam activities,” he said in a statement on Monday (June 21).
He said further investigations revealed the syndicate was responsible for incurring losses of over RM1.89mil.
“During our raids, we seized 13 mobile phones, 11 ATM cards, one credit card, three laptops, five cars, a tablet, documents and pamphlets connected to…