A 22 year old man from Kota Kinabalu loses his handphone and RM30 to scammers who pretended to be a women offering cheap sexual services on WeChat.
The victim was chatting with a woman named Mei on WeChat, and they agreed to meet up at a hotel in the city at about 10.30pm on March 4.
The ”woman” that the man has been chatting with, asked for RM200 to provide sexual services, but the man negotiated the price down to RM30.
According to Kota Kinabalu police chief Asst Comm Habibi Majinji, the man arrived at the hotel and he was greeted by two men who took RM30 and his handphone for ”security purposes’
The man then went out of the hotel to find the two men but they were nowhere to be found.
The victim then lodged a police report on the matter.
At about midnight on March 6, police nabbed two local suspects, aged 25 and 30, to facilitate investigations into the case.
“This is the second such case where men would pretend to be women in the social messaging app WeChat and offer sexual services,” he said.