Malaysia cooperating with INTERPOL, ASEANPOL to make an end to overseas job offer scams

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PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) confirmed that the issue of Malaysian citizens stranded overseas following the fake job offer syndicate had been raised via the 16th Plenary Meeting of the ASEAN Security Ministers on Cross-Border Crime (AMMTC) hosted by the government of Cambodia as the ASEAN Chairman 2022.

MOHA in its statement said, the AMMTC conference this year was held via online and participated by 10 ASEAN countries, ASEAN dialogue partners and the ASEAN Secretariat on 21st Sept.2022.

“The meeting was also attended by Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Dahlan Abdul Aziz, Chief Secretary of MOHA representing the Minister, Tan Sri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani, Inspector General of Police, Datuk Seri Khairul Dzaimee Daud, Immigration Director General and senior officers of the Ministry.

“Apart from that via the same platform, MOHA has informed about the formation of a special task force under the Royal Police Malaysia (RPM) which is actively carrying out actions to address the fake job offer syndicate abroad and simultaneously cooperating with INTERPOL, ASEANPOL and other enforcement agencies,” the statement said.

The statement added, MOHA supports and responds positively on the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s statement regarding the government’s commitment to help solve the Malaysian citizens who have been stranded overseas following the fake job offer syndicate.

Meanwhile the Delegation Head of Cambodian Government, Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister and also Minister of Home Affairs had given positive feedback and committed to save the victims together with the countries involved in eradicating the fake job offer syndicate that operates in Cambodia. –Malaysia World News


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