A Malaysian man recently experienced a scam after meeting a Chinese woman he had just met online. Little did he know that after she took him to a bar, she would order an RM1,600 bottle of wine, leaving him shocked and realizing he had fallen into a "drink scam."
The man shared his personal experience on Facebook. In his post, he revealed that he had recently met a woman online and had agreed to meet at a Mamak stall three days ago (on the 15th). When he arrived at the agreed location, the woman insisted on going to another place for dinner.
Subsequently, the woman took him to a bar in Puchong, Selangor, and ordered a bottle of wine without consulting him about the price. The man mentioned that he did not see the menu throughout the whole ordeal, so he had no idea about the price of the wine.
Later, the waiter, suspected to be colluding with the woman, demanded payment from him, and to his surprise, he found out that the bottle of wine was priced at RM1,610!
Initially, the man was reluctant to pay, but the woman offered to contribute RM600 towards the bill, so he decided to make the payment using his card. However, immediately after he paid, the woman hurriedly left the bar.
Upon inquiring with nearby tables, the man discovered that he was not the first victim of this scam. In fact, the woman had brought six other men to the bar on the same day.
Additionally, the waiter who colluded with the woman was not an actual employee of the bar, and the wine and glasses they used were not from the bar's inventory.
It is reported that after the female scammer's plot was exposed, she shamelessly invited the man out again, but he did not accept the invitation.