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Don’t let affordable housing schemes turn into ‘scams’, MP urges govt

PARLIAMENT | Akmal Nasir (Harapan-Johor Bahru) has urged Housing and Local Government Minister Reezal Merican Naina Merican to amend the Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act 1966 to protect buyers.According to the PKR youth chief, this is because many buyers of affordable housing, who are mostly young couples, had to put up with housing projects…

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Kedah senior citizen loses RM80,000 in Macau Scam

ALOR SETAR: A 68-year-old senior citizen claimed to have suffered losses amounting to RM80,000 after being duped by a Macau Scam syndicate which deceived the victim over alleged outstanding debts on Sept 24. Kedah contingent police headquarters (IPK) Commercial CID chief Supt Elias Omar said the victim, who is the owner of a business, received…

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R500m lost to debit card scams in 2020

JOHANNESBURG – There’s been a significant rise in digital banking fraud as more South Africans shop online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Banking Risk Information Centre has released its annual crime statistics report showing South Africans lost over half a billion rand in debit card fraud last year. READ: Capitec warns of new scam Digital crime…

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Gordon: Senate probe on Covid-19 response to reach Malacanang

Sen. Richard “Dick” Gordon. Photo from Senate SEN. Richard “Dick” Gordon, chairman of the Senate blue ribbon committee, said on Wednesday that his committee’s investigation into the government’s response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) crisis is likely to reach Malacanang.Gordon said “yes” when asked by Cito Beltran of News 5 on whether Malacanang used…

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The FCC is trying to crack down on those annoying spam texts

You might start seeing less of those annoying spam text messages asking you to call a mysterious number or click a link for a shopping deal, if a new proposal from the Federal Communications Commission gets approved. The FCC announced in a statement on Monday that acting chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel and colleagues are proposing new…

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