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    SUBANG JAYA – Convinced that her accounts were jeopardised after being implicated in a money laundering case, an investment company staff transferred RM1.2mil (S$398,000) to an account operated by scammers. Little did she know that her case was just a fabrication, leading to her entire life savings going up in smoke. Subang Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Mohammad Azlin Sadari said the 50-year old victim got a call from an unknown number on Oct 5. “The person introduced herself as an officer from the Kuala Terrenganu courts. “The victim was told that somebody had used her name for a private loan....
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    PETALING JAYA: A man was seriously injured after he was shot three times by an unknown assailant at Persiaran Tropicana, Kota Damansara yesterday afternoon. According to police, the 35-year-old victim was purchasing a packet of cigarettes at a convenience store when he was approached by the gunman at about 4.50pm. “The victim was shot three times as he exited the store,” said Petaling Jaya district police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohd Zani Che Din today. He said the victim was in stable condition and was sent to the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (PPUM) for treatment. He added that the police...
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    Malaysia’s Sabah on tsunami watch in wake of quakes in Indonesia, Philippines

    PETALING JAYA – In the wake of dozens of tremors in southern Philippines and the Indonesian islands over the past two weeks, the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has put Sabah on a tsunami watch. The department is on alert particularly for earthquake activities in Mindanao and Sulawesi, closely observing the Celebes and Sulu Sea for a possible tsunami that could sweep Sabah’s coastline with little or no warning. A MetMalaysia official told The Star that in the past two weeks, there were at least 24 earthquakes in Indonesia’s Sulawesi and Lesser Sunda Islands and the Philippines’ Mindanao island, with...
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