The Immigration Department today busted the largest online scam syndicate believed to be run by Chinese nationals in the country. (Pic courtesy from Immigration Department’s Facebook page)

PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department busted the largest online scam syndicate believed to be run by Chinese nationals in the country.

The announcement was made in the Immigration Department’s Facebook page today about the raid on an online scam headquarters in Cyberjaya.

According to the department’s Facebook posting, nearly 1,000 people were arrested.

The posting caught the attention of many netizens who praised the Immigration Department.

Immigration director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud is scheduled to hold a press conference on the success of the operation at noon today. – BERNAMA