Police Step Up Crack Down on ATM Card Fraud

Local banks are teaming up with the Myanmar Police Force to crack down on il­legal cash withdrawals by counterfeit ATM cards, according to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Naypyidaw. In a steamed effort to stop criminals from de­frauding Myanmar ATMs, police are installing CCTV cameras around cash machines, increasing levels of security, and even […]

Private investigating services are illegal, says police

Myanmar’s first private investigating services company is illegal, says Myanmar’s police. The Ministry of Home Affairs has yet to receive any report or registration for the said company, The Myanmar Times was told. “They are operating illegally and not following the law,” said the ministry’s police force spokesperson, Police Captain Myo Thu Soe. He said […]

Canon pardons copycats after public apology

Japanese electronics giant Canon has agreed to drop a case against four Myanmar sellers of imitation ink cartridges, following a public apology. Two shopkeepers in Nay Pyi Taw and two in Pyinmana had been selling fake Canon cartridges for almost four years. After making inquiries, Canon opened a case at Myoma Police Station in Nay […]