Singaporean, Malaysian police crack down illegal gambling group

By VNA   July 2, 2024 | 08:30 pm PT
Singaporean and Malaysian police forces arrested 43 suspects for unlawful remote gambling in a recent joint operation, the Singaporean police said on Tuesday.

During the joint operation conducted from June 30 to July 2, the Singaporean police detained 37 men and two women. Malaysian officers arrested another four Singaporean men.

The Singaporean police issued prohibition of disposal orders for seven properties with an estimated value of over SGD10.7 million (US$7.9 million).

They also seized cash, jewelry, luxury watches, and more than 40 bank accounts with a total estimated value of nearly SGD4 million.

The police vowed to work closely with foreign counterparts to counter transnational organized crime.

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