Malay dating site
The mostly Nigerian conmen, who enter Malaysia on student visas, take advantage of the country’s good Internet infrastructure to prey on lonely, middle-aged women, wooing them on dating websites before swindling their savings, they said. officials say Malaysian police lack the resources and expertise to tackle the problem and have yet to launch a single prosecution of a case involving a U. A total of 476 Africans had been apprehended for suspected involvement, the report said.
Malaysian police were reported by local media last December as saying that the number of Internet scam cases more than doubled in 2013 with total losses of more than million.
Majudi attends Halal Speed Dating, a matchmaking event, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia October 3, 2015.
Halal Speed Dating, a new matchmaking event in Kuala Lumpur, is helping Malaysian Muslims find partners in a largely conservative society where courtship is frowned upon and marriages are often arranged.
As of March, there were 9,146 Nigerians on student visas in Malaysia, the education ministry said, out of 123,000 overseas students in total.
It’s better to first get the permission of the parents, but I‘m open to all options,” he said.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Hundreds of American women are being ensnared by Internet scammers based in Malaysia, with some losing over a quarter of a million dollars, as the country becomes an epicentre for online crime perpetrated by Africans, U. The scams are more sophisticated than most Nigeria-based operations - which most Internet users have experienced at some time either via email or advertising - helped by Malaysia’s advanced banking system, which allows perpetrators to quickly set up accounts and receive international transfers. The Malaysian police and the Nigerian embassy in Kuala Lumpur did not respond to Reuters’ request for comment. embassy in Kuala Lumpur, told Reuters that complaints about such scams now made up more than 80 percent of inquiries to duty officers at the mission, with a dozen new cases reported every week.
The first time in May when about 80 people joined, and the second time last week with 60 hopefuls.
About 2,300 people have signed up to attend a session, most of them urban professionals between the ages of 25 to 35.