In Taiping, woman loses over RM500,000 to 'doctor' in love scam

Published date30 May 2022
Publication titleMalay Mail Online

A female factory storekeeper has lost RM565,700 in a love scam after getting to know a 'doctor' through social media last year.

Taiping district police chief ACP Osman Mamat said the 68-year-old victim got to know the man who claimed that he was a doctor last year. 'The victim was deceived after getting to know a Facebook user using the name Ding Nai Wei who claimed that he was a doctor working in Iraq,' he said in a statement yesterday.

Osman said the suspect had begged the victim to transfer a sum of money which he claimed would be paid to the United Nations so that he could leave Iraq and promised to give RM5 million to the victim when he arrived in Malaysia.

The suspect...

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