Accused PS5 Scammer Pleads Not Guilty To Seven Accounts Of Fraud

He is charged with coning 7 victims out of RM101,988.

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A pharmacy graduate student pleaded not guilty to seven charges of fraud involving PlayStation 5 (PS5) video game consoles and Bearbricks collectable figures.

Bryan Tan Pei Er, 24 was accused of committing fraud between 28 Aug and 7 Nov last year in Brickfields, Setapak, Sentul, Dang Wangi and Cheras.

His case was read in two separate proceedings.

In the first proceeding, he was charged with conning four victims out of RM10,230 with the promise of PS5 (disc version). 

He was also charged for taking RM68,800 for a Bearbrick figure that he could not deliver.

In the second proceeding, Tan was charged with two more cases of fraud involving two victims, RM22,958, and broken promises of PS5.

He was charged under Section 417 of the Penal Code which comes with a maximum jail term of five years, a fine, or both.

Charges are also submitted under Section 420 which could land him in prison for no less than one year and a maximum of 10 years, whipping, and fines.

The court allowed the accused bail of RM16,500 for the seven charges and set the mention dates for the cases to 3 and 4 March.

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