Nigeria’s notorious scam industry has expanded overseas – with Nigerian conmen entering Malaysia on student visas to perpetrate fraud using the country’s fast connections and advanced banking system, and raking in millions of dollars. NDTV reports that Malaysian police issued statements in December 2013, claiming that internet fraud had doubled in 2013, with losses over million.Reuters reports that American women are being ensnared via dating websites, with scammers targeting older, lonely women and swindling them out of life savings. Local police claimed to have apprehended 478 Africans on suspicion of involvement in such scams.Bag snatching is a common crime in Malaysia, travellers should be especially careful in busy areas such as Johor Bahru.

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Many travellers have been injured and killed when bags have been held on to or wrapped around bodies while being dragged under motorbikes.

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KUALA LUMPUR: An Internet Scams study shows that the top three scams in Malaysia are ‘work from home’ fraud (30%); internet auction scams; (22%) and online dating scams (20%). Com Bhd is a part of, also revealed the top five ways Malaysian’s avoid scam - an important way to reduce these instances in the near future.