1MDB Scandal – Najib Bites Off More Than He Can Chew

With the present crackdown on corruption in China by president Xi Jinping, the Great Wall is losing its shine as the most corrupt country in the world. Soon, a new nation will emerge to take over from the Chinese. For decades Malaysia has been trailing behind China, without much success, for the trophy. Malaysians have […]

... written on Feb 27 2015

Here’s How Your “Wave & Pay” Cards Could Be Swiped Secretly

With great power comes great responsibility – says Uncle Ben, Spider Man’s uncle. Today, the same quote is true to millions of credit and debit card holders. While many are still using conventional credit or debit cards which require manual swipe at counters, millions have taken the easy (and lazy) way out – the “Wave […]

... written on Feb 11 2015

Only In China – Fake Bank Scams 200 Customers Of 200 Million Yuan

China is awash with fakery products, from iPhones, pirated DVDs, knockoff Louis Vuitton bags, baby diapers and whatnot. In 2012, a creative Chinese, Lin Chunping, took fakery to a new level. The rice trader became overnight superstar when he invented a U.S. bank and claimed he bought it, with even state media reported about his […]

... written on Jan 28 2015

Turns Your Skin Into A Touch-Screen – A SCAM From Cicret Bracelet?

Forget about iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9 or Note 10. These gadgets are so yesterday and stoned-age compare to what a piece of bracelet can do. Costing about £300 (US$470; RM1,650) a piece, this concept bracelet is such an innovative product that it makes perfect sense to speculate aliens from planet Mars who actually created […]

... written on Dec 14 2014

No iPods, Just Cleaning Toilets – Jihadists Wanna Come Home

Remember how Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak praised the ISIL / ISIS barbarians to the sky not many moons ago? Well, fortunately for him, he didn’t sign up as one of thousands of foreign jihadists in Syria. We’re not talking about PM Najib not getting his reward – 72 virgins in heaven – in an […]

... written on Dec 03 2014

Sweet Revenge – Scammer Jover Chew Closes Business At Sim Lim Square

Does Mobile Air ring a bell? No? How about Jover Chew? Jover who? Never mind, how about Singapore Sim Lim Square? Ahh, the notorious electronic goods and services centre which even Singapore authorities have problem cleaning up, or rather refuse to clean up, ever since its establishment in 1987. Sim Lim Square, or simply SLS, is […]

... written on Dec 02 2014

Meet Land Wind, China’s Clone Copy Of UK’s Range Rover Evoque

In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. But in the land of the copycats, every iconic brands will be copied. That’s China for you. If you think China-designed Xiaomi was bad enough for ripping off America-designed Apple iPhone, you haven’t seen anything yet. With the exception of sophisticated military hardware, talented […]

... written on Nov 25 2014

Here’s How Malaysian ATMs Were Hacked Of RM3 Million By Latin Americans

ATM thefts have gone high-tech, and judging by how the police and banks are running around like a headless chicken trying to piece together the puzzle, the local authorities and financial institutions were obviously not ready for such an attack. And it’s not hard to understand why – the police and banking institutions were trapped […]

... written on Sep 30 2014

Jack Ma Kept Talking “Trust” – Did He Try To Signal He Won’t Scam Your Money?

For a moment, we thought Alibaba could breached the US$100 a share and sent everyone on the trading floor jaw-dropping. But the stock hit its highest at US$99.70, just 30 cents of reaching the 100 bucks mark. On the first day of its listing on NYSE, Jack Ma’s baby was trading between the range of […]

... written on Sep 21 2014

Beware – Qantas $1,500 Holiday Voucher “Scam” For Greedy Facebook Users

About two months ago, you could have received a phone call with a recorded message, claiming to be from Qantas and Virgin. The call would say you has won a “travel prize” or “credit points” – typically $999 – towards your next holiday. If you didn’t hang up but entertained the call by pressing “1” […]

... written on Sep 16 2014

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