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Immigration authorities, enforcement agencies work together to defend against fraud

PUTRAJAYA, Aug. 16 (Bernama) — The Immigration Department is working with relevant enforcement agencies to provide exposure and advocacy to the public to avoid being duped by fraudulent tactics to offer jobs abroad. Then its director, Mr. Datuk Seri said. Kyrul Zaimi Dowd.

He said such programs should be implemented to widely disseminate relevant information about fraud tactics to communities, including rural and inland areas, using each enforcement agency’s social media platform.

“We are looking into it (to educate the public about the scam). This is because immigration authorities cannot ban Malaysians from traveling abroad.

He commented on the immigration department’s role in keeping Malaysians from falling victim to fraudulent syndicates that offer lucrative jobs abroad through social media.

Media previously reported that 16 Malaysians were victims of fraudulent advertising job offers as customer service representatives in Cambodia and were forced to become scammers in the country instead.

Meanwhile, Khairul Dzaimee, who commented on the 2022 immigration screening, said his department will be open to 3,000 participants, including staff and the general public, in three categories: 5 kilometers (km), 10km and 15km. I said I would.

The event kicks off on September 4th here at the Immigration Bureau Headquarters complex.

— Bernama



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