Connect with us

Social Stories

Company Accountant Tricked Into Transferring RM3.8 Million to Scammer Pretending to be Her Boss


Boss Scam
Source: 123RF & 123RF

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

Scammers are getting more advanced nowadays and some would even do thorough research to make sure that they’re able to scam other people’s money. As the day passes, many people are anxious as they may be the next victim to fall for a scam.

Unfortunately for this accountant, she was a victim of the scammer’s tactic. According to Sohu news, a lady by the name Chen was scammed by a scammer who pretended to be her boss.

Several days ago, Chen received a message from her “boss” asking her to transfer around $3.8million (RM2.3million) for an ongoing construction project. “I tried calling my boss, but I couldn’t get through to his phone,” she said.

165200079 L


She was given the instruction on her QQ account to transfer that large sum of money through 4 transactions. Once she has transferred the money over, she was finally able to get in touch with her boss.

179855007 L


When she asked if her boss had received the money which she was asked to transfer from the company account, her boss told her that he did not request for her to transfer any money.

Following that phone call, she then realised that she was scammed and immediately contacted the authorities.

Chen then shared a screenshot of the conversation with the scammer to the police. In the screenshot shared, it could be seen that she was asked to transfer the money for a project.

She asked her “boss” in the conversation if she should create a group on WeChat but was rejected as the “boss” claimed it was “easier to communicate” with their client on QQ.

Conversation 1 Scaled 1


The police have since contacted the bank in charge of the transaction. When contacted, the bank was suspicious of the police’s identity but after verifying their identity, they immediately froze the account along with the transactions made.

Fortunately, they managed to retrieve the money before it was too late, and it was definitely a lesson well learned.


Please be wary of messages you receive and always try your best to verify with parties involved before transferring any money. Have you ever received suspicious messages like this?


Also read: M’sian Shares Her Feelings After Finding Out Money in Her Bank Account Was Stolen After 11.11 Sale

Joyce Ft

Source: 123rf
Source: 123rf
Source: Sohu

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

Just In

Ft Ismail Ft Ismail
News2 days ago

Former PM Ismail Sabri Says He is Ready to Quit Politics & That GE15 Was His Last Election

Following UMNO’s surprisingly disappointing results during the 15th General Election, the survival and the future of the party was questioned....

Ft Igp Ft Igp
News2 days ago

IGP: Public Must Follow Dress Codes at Police Stations Except in ‘Life or Death’ Emergencies

It was recently reported that a woman had complained that she had been denied entry into Kajang police station over...

Ft Kelantan Ft Kelantan
News3 days ago

Kelantan Corporation Responds to Backlash After Employment of State MB & Deputy’s Children

Recently, the employment of the Kelantan Menteri Besar and his deputy’s children in the Kelantan State Economic Development Corporation (PKINK)...

Nga Kor Ming Legalise Fireworks Nga Kor Ming Legalise Fireworks
News3 days ago

Federal Government Agrees To Legalise Fireworks & Firecrackers, Says Nga Kor Ming

When the festivities are near, we will definitely hear many people playing with firecrackers and fireworks even though it is...

My Post 1 97 My Post 1 97
News4 days ago

KL High Court Rejects Zahid Hamidi’s Bid to Permanently Regain Passport For DPM Duties

Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi failed in his application at the Kuala Lumpur High Court to get his passport...

Collage Fahmi Collage Fahmi
News5 days ago

“Don’t be shy, join me” – Communications Minister Says He Doesn’t Want A Dedicated Lift

Did you know that besides riding in a car amidst an entourage of blacked out cars and police vehicles, Malaysian...

My Post 1 90 My Post 1 90
News6 days ago

Petaling Street Listed Under USA’s Report of Most Notorious Markets For Counterfeit Products

For many, visiting Petaling Street aka Chinatown in Kuala Lumpur is an experience of food, culture and business. But, what...

Collage Shark Collage Shark
News6 days ago

Influencer in China Who Cooked and Ate Great White Shark Fined Close to RM80,000

There’s a lot of debate about what animals we humans can eat and what we can’t eat. However, the general...


Latest Videos