Soure: Star Online
Backdate: Dec 2009
KUALA LUMPUR: A 77-year-old woman has become the latest victim of confidence-tricksters who prey on superstitious elderly women.
They got her to believe that a toyol (imp) was after her jewellery and told her to collect all her valuables and hide them. She did, only to find it all gone.
The woman, who lives in Bukit Bandaraya here, lost RM700,000 in valuables to the gang on Nov 28.
On that day, she received a telephone call from an unknown female caller informing her that a repairman would be coming around to check on her cooker’s gas valves.
Soon after the call, a man arrived identifying himself as the repairman. As he fiddled with the gas stove, the victim received another call.
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