10 Mar '11, 10pm

HIV-infected gay man seduced & conned 200

A HIV-positive man in Kuala Lumpur is believed to have seduced and conned hundreds of young gay men over the past couple of years, The Star reported yesterday. So far, 193 of his victims have come forward after they were robbed by the man, with at least 100 of them admitting they had sex with him. The chief of the Malaysian Chinese Association Public Services and Complaints Department, Mr Michael Chong, believes there are "many more" victims who have not filed reports "due to shame". The conman met his victims through Facebook or pen-pal magazines and after meeting them in hotel rooms or their homes, told them that he had fallen in love with them in order to gain their trust. "He said he loved me and wanted me to be his boyfriend," said 22-year-old victim "Kor". He added that they spent a night at a hotel together before "Alvin" disappeared with the RM400 (S$167) in Kor's ...

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