Op Vulture: 3,917 ad banners, and unlicensed money lender posters taken down

BY: Aida Aziz

IPOH: A total of 3,917 units of advertising banners and posters suspected of being installed by unlicensed moneylenders around the city of Ipoh were taken down through an integrated Op Vulture today.

According to Ipoh District Police Chief, ACP Yahaya Hassan, the integrated operation involved the Ipoh District Police Headquarters (IPD) and the Ipoh City Council (MBI).

“For information, this integrated operation involves the Commercial Crime Investigation Division, Criminal Investigation Division, and Narcotics Crime Investigation Division.

“Apart from that, there are also 25 police stations under the Ipoh IPD administration as well as the MBI enforcement team,” he told reporters on Friday.

He said that all the advertising banners and posters were then handed over to the MBI for disposal.

Yahaya said the police also advised the public not to engage in unlicensed money lending activities or borrow money through any online application operated by unlicensed money lenders.

He explained that money loan applications can be made at licensed financial institutions or money lending companies approved by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government.

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