A syndicate was forging and selling fake medical certificates (MCs) from the Sultanah Aminah Hospital.
Thru a middleman, or RM25 (S$8) a piece fake MCs were mainly sold to civil servants and Malaysians working in Singapore.
After the employer made enquiries with the hospital management on the MCs given to one of his staff State commercial crime chief Asst Comm Mohd Salleh Abdu the syndicate came to light.
At RM25 each Fake MCs with the hospital’s rubber stamp bearing its name and serial number were sold through a middleman.
Four men, aged between 28 and 37, were arrested in Tampoi, Kampung Melayu Majidee, Taman Bukit Kempas and Taman Desa during raids on May 3 and 5, he said.
“We found, among others, 60 fake MCs with serial numbers, five fake MCs with serial numbers as well as the rubber stamp of a medical officer, seven fake MCs without serial numbers, three rolls of yellow paper and 59 pieces of the front cover book for the MCs,” said ACP Mohd Salleh.