First credit card fraud found in Sarawak

A 37-year-old married woman was arrested by police recently and charged for conducted fraud cases, under Section 420 of the Penal Code. The suspect was arrested because of her possession 29 credit cards issued by seven commercial banks since last year and had used only three of the cards so far without the consent of the card holders.

The police also arrested a man who is suspected to be connected to this case few days after the female suspect arrested. According to the commercial crimes department, bank officers will be invited to assist in the investigation. The commercial crimes department head Supt Mohd Firdaus Abdullah said that they are waiting for the relevant card issuing bank to release certain documents and hope the banks can provide full support to them to speed up their investigation process. “As more documents surfaced, there could be more people hauled in,” Supt Firdaus said.

by Terry Brown

Author: VSDaily Editor

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