JOHOR BARU: A hawker who thought his worries were over after paying off his debt to three loan sharks is now being harassed by someone who is posting his MyKad and family photos on social media.
Ng Chen Yuan, 37, said he borrowed a total of RM14,000 from three Ah Long in March and April to help his business in Iskandar Puteri, which suffered a dip due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
He was then approached by a friend who recommended that he sought help from a middleman to help him get a discount and pay off the loan with RM10,000.
“I trusted the middleman and paid him an initial amount of RM5,000 along with my personal details and MyKad in hopes that he could help me with my debt.
“However, I started feeling anxious as he was taking too long to get back to me.
“I decided to just deal with the three Ah Long directly and with the help of my family, I managed to pay...