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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
Byline: Nurris Ishak
KUALA LUMPUR: Her modus operandi was simple: She posed as a bank officer and convinced her victims that she would be able to secure houses up for auction.
After her victims handed over the money, she made various excuses and fled, leaving her victims high and dry.
In one case, a victim was left at a bus-stop after the con artist claimed she needed a few minutes to park her car.
Yesterday, Vijayakumari Villaisamy, 36, from Desa Sri Puteri, paid for her crimes when she was sentenced to 24 months' jail by the magistrate's court. She was found guilty of cheating four house …