Connect with us


Another Datuk Exposed As Cartel Head, This Time For Selling Fake Passes To Foreign Workers


My Post 2021 04 13T162511.764
Source: Kosmo! & Sinar Harian

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Recently, a Datuk was exposed as the mastermind behind a cartel that monopolised government projects.

As it turns out, there are more cartels out there, with some having connections to governmental agencies.

Based on a report by Sinar Harian, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested five individuals in the takedown of the largest syndicate in the issuance of fake Temporary Working Visit Passes (PLKS), which has caused hundreds of millions of ringgit in government revenue losses.

One of the five arrested is the syndicate leader, who also holds the title of a “Datuk.”

Datuk 2

It is believed that they collaborated with ‘insiders’ to hack the Immigration database by installing transmitters to enable members of the syndicate to change the passwords of Immigration officers and subsequently print PLKS from their operations centre outside Immigration offices.

Hundreds of thousands of fake PLKS are estimated to have been printed by this syndicate before they sold them at prices between RM6,000 to RM8,000.

“The modus operandi of the syndicate is to hack the Immigration system by installing a transmitter in the department’s computer room as a result of cooperation from ‘insiders’. The syndicate is capable of hacking, changing, and using the passwords of immigration offices to enter the names and personal details of foreign workers as if they were obtaining PLKS legally,” shared a source.

Even more formidable is the syndicate’s ability to re-open and close the ‘blacklist’ or ‘red alert’ status of individuals to allow them to bypass immigration restrictions at airports for a certain fee. 

Datuk 1

“All operations are carried out outside the Immigration office using transmitters and systems cloned from the immigration database,” he said.

Along with the arrests, the authorities have also successfully confiscated computer equipment including two clone computer systems and a transmitter used by the syndicate in a large-scale operation involving 22 locations around Kuala Lumpur.

According to Kosmo!, various luxury vehicles were also seized.

MACC Chief Commissioner Datuk Seri Azam Baki has since confirmed the arrests and investigations are underway in accordance with Section 17 of the MACC Act 2009.

He stressed that the investigation into the case will be made thoroughly to ensure that all members of the syndicate, including ‘insiders’, are subjected to appropriate action.

What do you think about this? Let us know in the comment section.


Also read: PDRM Officers Under Investigation For Smoking At Kelantan Restaurant Despite Smoking Ban

My Post 2021 04 08T115601.261

Source: Sinar Harian
Source: Kosmo!

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

Just In

Terengganu Flood Malaysia Rain Terengganu Flood Malaysia Rain
News8 hours ago

140 Terengganu Flood Victims Evacuated As Continuous Heavy Rain Expected Throughout M’sia

Continuous heavy rain in Terengganu has caused flooding in several parts of the state since two days ago with the...

Ismail Sabri Petty Traders Ismail Sabri Petty Traders
News8 hours ago

PM Ismail Sabri Urges Banks To Not Take Legal Action Against Hawkers That Fail To Repay Loans

Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has urged banks in the country to not take any legal action against...

N9 Matriculation Students Tested Positive N9 Matriculation Students Tested Positive
News23 hours ago

31 Students & 3 Lecturers of N.Sembilan Matriculation College Test Positive For Covid-19

A total of 34 positive COVID-19 cases were detected at the Negeri Sembilan Matriculation College (KMNS), Kuala Pilah near here...

Ft Batik Ft Batik
News1 day ago

PM Sets National Batik Day On Same Day As International Day of Disabled Persons, Netizens DISPLEASED!

Malaysians simply love batik. In fact, the traditional wax printed fabric seems to be adored by even the Western world....

Ft Adviser Ft Adviser
News1 day ago

PM To Get Another RM50k Special Adviser Despite Recent Backlash On Their Necessity

The appointment of Kedah Umno Chief Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom as Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri’s religious affairs...

Collage 2 1 Collage 2 1
News1 day ago

“Plant your own vegetables” Penang Consumer’s Association Suggests As Vegetable Prices Increase

The increase in food and vegetable prices have been the talk of the town recently as the skyrocketing prices are...

My Post 2021 12 03T142459.917 My Post 2021 12 03T142459.917
News1 day ago

Cameron Highlands Landslide Claims 2 Lives

Recently, it was reported that Cameron Highland was hit with multiple landslides and heavy flooding. Unfortunately, the landslides have caused...

My Post 2021 12 03T111959.861 My Post 2021 12 03T111959.861
News1 day ago

“KL is becoming like London,” Politician Claims KL is Becoming Less Malaysian Due To English Names

Back in 2019, Bangsar South, originally known as Kampung Kerinchi, had its name reverted to Kampung Kerinchi in an effort...


Latest Videos