Sunday, September 4, 2005

Big cancer scam

Today's The Star frontpage says "The Big C scam". Amazing, how crooks would even stoop so low as to use cancer to cheat. The nerve.

Cancer test by bogus NGO


The modus operandi is sleek. A sweettalking “Datin” calls up the human resource unit of a company and introduces her NGO's cancer awareness programme. She claims it is endorsed and subsidised by the Health Ministry and is compulsory for all companies in the private sector. Once the bait is taken, a talk will be held for all women staff at the company's premises. Horror stories about cancer are presented and participants are asked to sign up for blood tests to detect cancer.

Read more...The Star

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