Is MyBayar PDRM Scam or Legit?

This is to alert you about an alarming situation that you can face at any time. Here we are talking about a scam called “MyBayar Scam”. Recently, PDRM (the Cyber Crime Division of the Royal Malaysia Police) also warned people not to fall for the MyBayar Scam. Motorists are suggested not to fall for this scam because this scam targets motorists by sending them a counterfeit email regarding contravening the law. You might be perplexed about the MyBayar Scam, thus we have explained it in detail. Here is everything that you need to know about the MyBayar Scam. We suggest you stick with this page and keep reading this article for more details. Drag down the page.

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What is MyBayar Scam?

This scam came to light when the Cyber Crime Division of the Royal Malaysia Police issued a warning for motorists not to fall for the MyBayar Scam on August 7, 2023. According to the reports, this scam offers a cheap RM50 fine to the motorists with the condition of paying it within 5 days. The scammers make fools of motorists by sending them an official-looking counterfeit email to warn them that they have been caught violating the law. Then they offer them a discount to pay only RM50 because the minimal fine charge is RM150, within 5 days to avoid further legal consequences.

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The counterfeit email also states, “Our traffic enforcement staff have observed your vehicle parked in a no-parking zone. This contravenes section (no. 2016-691] of the Road Traffic Act. Failure to pay the fine within the allotted time may result in legal proceedings being taken against you, which could lead to increased fines, penalties, and the possible suspension of your driving license.” By sending this official-looking email to people the scammers are trapping innocent people. Shift to the next section and read more about this scam.

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How to protect yourself from MyBayar PDRM Scam?

Many people who received the fake email might be shocked to learn that they were caught contravening a traffic rule and then relieved that they have to pay only one-third of the minimum fine charge (only RM50) if they pay within five days. Motorists who received this fake MyBayar email would be lured to quickly pay the cheap RM50 fine before it becomes a lot more expensive. But you can spot some problems in the email such as lack of your vehicle details, location details, your name, and other personal details.

Amzad Khan

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