K-POP QuickCheck: Was a retiree tricked by a syndicate posing...

QuickCheck: Was a retiree tricked by a syndicate posing as K-pop star Lee Min-ho?


- Advertisment -

IT goes without saying that many people are fans of celebrities such as actors and pop stars, and that for a large number of them being able to communicate directly with their idol would be a dream come true.

Recently, a claim emerged that a retiree was tricked by a syndicate impersonating K-pop star and actor Lee Min-ho. Is this true?



This was confirmed by Machang OCPD Supt Mohd Adli Mat Daud, who said that a 74-year-old retiree lost RM RM225,000 to a love scam syndicate posing as Lee.

Sinar Harian reported Supt Mohd Ali saying that the retiree got in touch with the syndicate through Facebook in 2022 and added that they communicated via the social media’s messaging function.

He said on Wednesday (Dec 13) that the retiree was told that Lee needed money for his trial in court and added that she began a series of bank transfers from October to December.

“Six transactions were performed at a bank here, and the victim realised she had been scammed and then lodged a police report,” said Supt Mohd Adli.

He added that the case is being investigated for cheating under Section 420 of the Penal Code.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Kim Kardashian wears sexy knitted black dress as she joins Hollywood stars Cher, Tom Brady and Sylvester Stallone at grand opening of the new...

Kim Kardashian made a low-key arrival at the launch of the launch of Fontainebleau Las Vegas — the newest upscale resort in...

Nifty Today | Share Market Live Updates: Sensex surges 850 pts; Nifty tops 21,400; TCS, Infy, HCL Tech lead

Nifty Today | Share Market Live Updates: India's key stock indices are seeing strong gains, hitting new...

Popularity is still on the rise for the only two Paralympic exclusive sports

One sport is hundreds, possibly thousands, of years old while the other is a relative newcomer. Nevertheless, they do have...
- Advertisement -

In South Korea, more young people say marriage ‘not necessary’ as nation’s birth rates plummet

“I don’t like either scenario. I will make a living for myself and myself alone is enough,” he said.Children...

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you