14 nabbed over links to nude photo online extortion scam
2 months ago
GEORGE TOWN: Penang police detained 14 people to assist investigations into an online extortion scheme involving the dissemination of nude photos, with losses totalling RM306,101.80.
The 14 suspects, including four women and a senior citizen, were detained in a special operation conducted by the state Criminal Investigation Department's Anti-Vice, Gaming and Secret Societies Division (D7) from Sept 16 to 19.
State police chief Datuk Mohd Shuhaily Mohd Zain said the suspects, aged between 23 and 60, were arrested in Johor, Perak, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Penang.
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