Crime & Courts

Family of scammers: Cops nab woman, son in Sentul

SHAH ALAM: Police have arrested a 60-year-old woman and her 28-year-old son to facilitate investigations into a donation scam allegedly orchestrated by a family from Sentul.

The suspects were picked up by the Sungai Buloh police following seven police reports lodged against them since March 21.

Police have recovered RM110,011 cash from an individual in the case, which was supposed to be sent via an illegal remittance service to India and another RM268,000 in one of the women's bank account, believed to be from public donation.

Selangor police chief Datuk Hussein Omar, who confirmed the matter said the woman was expected to be charged on Monday at the Shah Alam courts for cheating.

"Investigations are still ongoing to determine the involvement of the woman's son in the case," he said, adding that police were also investigating the pair for several others claims.

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