Hey, are those new phones? *important*

See the header? Well I'm here to tell that this post is anything, but a phone review =). It's about something far more devious than that: PUSH POCKETING, an alternate version of pick-pocketing. How does it work? It's even known to be more devious than stealing for a few reasons, DANGEROUS ONES.

The following was from an email that i received a few days back:

Here's the Graphical Version of the Email~

A genuine message posted by a law firm in Malaysia.

If you're going to KL, take note-
This country is down the drain when everything goes……there is no more law and order


I am sure you all have heard of 'pick pocket'.
A new trend 'push pocket'.
Read on... for your own good

A few days ago a new type of crime has surfaced in town.
It goes something like this:-
Somebody slips a hand-phone into your pocket, sometimes it could be just a wallet with an identity card and a few ringgit.

Feeling it's your lucky day? Think again~
A few minutes later, the 'owner' comes up and confronts you, the 'thief'.
He makes a big commotion that you stole his stuff.
You, caught unaware, are then pulled aside by the 'owner' for a settlement. You are intimidated and threatened that if you do not pay up the police will be brought in.
If you pay up, this 'owner' lets you go.. If not, the police are brought in.
Another strange thing is that there always seems
to be a 'witness' to your 'theft'.

Accomplice of thefts can come in all shapes and sizes.

I am told this often happens to foreigners atthe Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)or even at LRT trains. Given that you're 'guilty until proven innocent' as far as the Malaysian police are concerned, I understand some poor people are in jail for these 'offences'.

At the KLIA, the 'owner' throws his hand-phone and wallet with the few ringgit notes into the luggage trolley of a just arrived passenger.
The drama unfolds a few minutes later.

The real culprit has easily convinced our Malaysian police to arrest the real victim (if he has not paid up the 'settlement' demand). This is a very serious matter.

When this shit happens: Get ready to be framed!

This is another form of extortionists operating in broad daylight.
They are disgusting criminals who will do anything to rob and steal. The sickening part of the whole scenario is that unless you pay the 'quoted settlement' money, they will put you in real trouble by calling the police..
The real culprit gets back his hand-phone and wallet but the real victim ( i.e. could be any one of us) is thrown into the police lock up and charged in court.
So do be very careful, otherwise you may end up as a 'thief' as you have no way to prove your innocence..

Pass it on......
Let more people be aware of such things around them.

Geh Cheng Lok & Co, Advocates & Solicitors

faer says: I can't say this email was a fake, but it definitely tapped my interest on how these kinds of thing can easily happen to anyone. It's pretty easy: spot a person, push in an item into the person's pocket, make sure there's a witness and BAM, he's gonna be in a police drama, starring as the master criminal.

Unless there's a really good investigation team...but wait, it's Malaysia...

In summary, if you happen to have something or something just happened to be there with you and it doesn't belong to you, it's most likely someone elses, someone who is after you.... Throw away the evidence, it's not worth the trouble, no matter how good it is.

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cawan merah said...

agak blurrrrr aku baca entry ko kali ni. agagaa..

aDyLLa OmaR said...

agak blur jugak..
tapi tape..
aku suke iph0ne tu~! heheh.

Fær.han/Unown F/Gyan said...

@cawan merah: huhu okla, aku try lukis bg ko paham =p

@adylla-O: T_T ske iPhone jer ker...

**PriNciPLe_AmZy** said...

patutla tetiber ade versi kartun ... tapi versi lukisan tu mmg lagi best!

Fær.han/Unown F/Gyan said...

@ecah: muahahaah~ tenkiu~


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