Cops expose online ‘retail rating boost’ scam
GEORGE TOWN: A senior manager at a factory in Butterworth has lost RM11,168 in a “part-time work” scam.
Those taking up the offer were required to “buy” items from a major online retail store on the pretext of boosting the popularity of certain products.
They were initially reimbursed for the purchase they made, with a small commission, for low-priced items.
However, they got into financial trouble when they bought more expensive items, with the scammer…