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Police arrest text message fraudsters

  • Hans David Tampubolon

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, October 5 2011 | 08:32 am

PREMIUM Jakarta Police have arrested a ring of six fraudsters who conducted scams using short text messages, causing one victim to lose Rp 126 million (US$14,165).

The suspects, who are currently inmates detained at Tanjung Gusta Penitentiary in Medan, North Sumatra, conducted their crime from prison after managing to smuggle in cellular phones, Jakarta Police cyber crime unit chief Adj. Sr. Comr....