Online scammers and their mules in Malaysia

Online scammers and their mules in Malaysia. Jurnal Undang-undang dan Masyarakat (JUUM), 26. pp. 65-72. ISSN 1394-7729 (2020)


Scammers have adopted various scam techniques in defrauding their victims. One of the most common ways is by engaging mules to assist them. This article discusses relevant legal provisions in Malaysia which are enforced against these illegal activities. The objectives are to highlight the significance of section 415 and 420 in dealing with online scammers, and section 414 and 424 in dealing with mules who assist them. Relevant cases are also cited to enable readers to understand the real scenario behind these scammers and their mules. The article ends with a scenario to be pondered in between human conscience and government intervention in order to prevent, if not eradicate, these illegal activities.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Fraud, Scam, Mule, malaysia, Law
Taxonomy: By Subject > Law > Criminal Trial & Advocacy
By Subject > Law > Malaysian Legal System
Local Content Hub: Subjects > Law
Depositing User: Eza Eliana Abdul Wahid
Date Deposited: 20 May 2021 17:55
Last Modified: 20 May 2021 17:55
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