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A reason why people are a victim of online scams

by Shah Farouq

To forget is human is one part of the common phrases we usually hear and there is no doubt there is truth in it. Humans tend to forget some things that they have learn or information that they have acquired as time goes on. This also applies to people who took part in cyber awareness campaigns which is a reason why they fall prey to online scams according to Bukit Aman’s Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) Deputy Director for (CyberCrime and Multimedia Investigation) SAC Victor Sanjos.

SAC Victor Sanjos shared that when a victims comes to them to lodge a report, they usually would ask them about the previous campaign and most of the victims could not recall the campaigns. He stressed that people should always be on alert and not be too naive to what is going on the digital platform. He then shared his tips that everyone should always verify, validate before making any decisions to avoid from being a victim of online scams.

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