JOHOR police chief Comm Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay says parents should access their children’s social media accounts so that they can monitor their activity online.

“The element of trust plays a major role and a strong foundation in this, coupled with good communication, will also make it much easier for children to share their activities with parents,” he said when contacted.

Comm Ayob added that parents should always remind their children not to engage in conversation with unknown individuals on social media.

According to the Johor Police Commercial Crime Investigations Department, a total of 4,192 investigations papers (IP) were opened in 2019 with a slight decrease of 4,165 IP last year.

This year, a total of 1,403 IPs had been opened from January to May involving various types of commercial crime.

“From the 2019 total, 50 involved youths, where 15…

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