Two businessmen charged in Ipoh over bitcoin investment scam

Two entrepreneurs asserted trial in the Magistrates Court below to charges for defrauding three girls of RM150,500 through a supposed bitcoin investment strategy.

Reduan Ismail, 38, also a package clothing proprietor and Adan Ibrahim, 34, who possesses a decorative firm, pleaded not guilty as soon as the fees were read before Magistrate Noor Azreen Liana Mohd Darus.

The two Reduan and Adan were accused of cheating Nur Raihan Shabila Md Noor, 24, along with Rozidah Yahaya, 49, by tricking them into thinking they’d find a 20 percent return for seven weeks continuously within their Actionmode bitcoin investment.

They had been accused of advocating Nur Raihan and Rozidah to commit RM26,000 along with RM120,000, respectively, so they wouldn’t have otherwise.

The duo were additionally accused of cheating Normah Shaari, 60, of RM4,500 in precisely the exact same region at approximately 10am on May 8 final year by tricking her to buying the Actionmode bitcoin together with exactly the same guaranteed return.

The charges had been framed under Section 420 of the Penal Code, that was read with Section 34 of the exact same Act.

When convicted, the duo could be detained for up to ten decades, caned, and also fined.

Before, Aizul asked the court to decrease the bond at RM2,000 for every bill by filing that his customers’ private and company accounts were suspended beneath the Anti-Money Laundering,” Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 (AMLA).

‘My customers also have been working in the investigations together with the research officer because the start of the circumstance.

‘They also have come all of the way from Selangor to be able to exist in the courtroom now after they had been summoned. I am hoping the court takes into consideration these things when placing the bond,’ he explained.

Noor Azreen subsequently fixed the bond at RM2,500 for every charge for every one of the accused together with a surety.

The situation was mended March 9 for reference.