Malaysia: Two Pakistanis arrested for posing as police to rob tourists

Posted on June 23, 2013 • Filed under: Asia Pacific, Tourist Arrested, Tourist Scam, Tourists Robbed

According to, two foreigners have been robbing tourists in the Dang Wangi area by pretending to be police personnel. The Pakistani nationals, who were detained last Saturday, would confuse their victims by showing them green-coloured identification cards and claiming that they were policemen. They would then accuse the tourists of being in possession of drugs and proceed to conduct “checks” on the tourists’ belongings. Read article

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