New Scam Tactic on Lazada Malaysia – Too Good To Be True Offers

There’s a new scamming way that made on Malaysia’s favourite e-commerce platform, Lazada Malaysia.

Here’s a video format if you prefer to watch;

This how it works that made some people fell for it. First, they will use a real photo of the product then offers a no-brainer price. Example like below;

Samsung Curved 55-inch UHD TV priced for only RM 900.

The fishy part is it offers you with a WhatsApp contact number in the description. When someone posted a question or PM the reseller, he/she will divert the buyer to communicate out of the platform which is WhatsApp.

Then it follows by offering something that the buyer couldn’t get through the platform and ask for a deposit or full payment to his/her bank account.

Similar tactic on a different post and different reseller name but the WhatsApp number is the same

So I dig in further by communicating with the reseller and she demanded deposit or payment out of the platform. I asked whether I can pay through the app, she declined the transaction. If I really make payment via Lazada, there are 101% it will be rejected. The scammer will cancel the order as she has nothing to lose besides receiving a low rating.

She blocked my other number after I revealed them as scammer.

This scamming method wasn’t new but didn’t expect it to reach Lazada. I was thought the resellers were filtered before they can actually do online reselling in their platform. This is a loophole that Lazada Malaysia and buyers need to be careful.

Scammer details;
Name: Zetty Najihah
MBB Acc. No.: 162107126428

Update with a new bank account number;

Name: Mohd Badar
MBB Acc. No.: 162012927661

Will continue update more scammer details here;

Date: 21/7/2019
Platform: Lazada Malaysia, SingaporeShopy, Shopee Singapore, BicycleBuySell
Name: Gosh Joy
MBB Acc. No.: 114142132431

Platform: Lazada Malaysia
Name: Tamang Kushal
Public Bank Acc. No.: 6905827917

Date: 6/8/2019

Platform: Lazada Malaysia
Name: Thadcaeny S.Velumany
MBB Acc. No.: 152189337658

Platform: Lazada Malaysia
Name: Muhammad Irfan
MBB Acc. No.: 164221595591

Platform: Lazada Malaysia
Name: Shafizie Anuar
MBB Acc. No.: 17014181683

Date: 8/8/2019

Platform: Shopee Malaysia
Name: Magenthiran Subramanian 
MBB Acc. No.: 151258759320

Platform: Lazada Malaysia
Name: Quek Kah Fern  
MBB Acc. No.: 154080251895

Platform: Lazada Malaysia
Name: Hasrin Shah
MBB Acc. No.: 151240186851

Platform: Facebook
Name: Affandi Bin So Hock Kim
CIMB Acc. No.: 7075237217

Platform: Shopee Malaysia
Name: Mak Tak Seng
CIMB Acc. No.: 151294928846

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