Tag: carousell

“It was a typo” Carousell seller lists box of facemasks for S$120

A box of 50 face masks was recently put up for sale on Carousell, an online shopping app, for a record high price of S$120. When asked to verify the price, the Carousell seller said that the listed price was a "typo." In a recent...

Carousell face mask scam: Man arrested for cheating on one order worth S$175,000

Singapore – A 28-year-old man has been arrested for scamming a buyer who placed one order of surgical face masks worth S$175,000. The victim lodged a report with the police on Friday (Feb 14). Officers from the Ang Mo Kio Police Division were able to identify...

Carousell seller, hoping to share some kindness, giving away surgical masks

Singapore – A Carousell seller has earned the admiration of many after she posted that she was giving away surgical masks to those in need. Last Thursday (Jan 30), a Carousell listing offering free surgical masks by user ilovesingaporesg was spotted and shared with media outlets. "Giving...

Carousell celebrates 7th anniversary by bringing back Carouselland

Online shopping platform Carousell is celebrating its seventh anniversary this year, and they're inviting everyone to join them for a huge event. Carouselland, a convention of sellers, activities and workshops, is back for its fourth year for three days of awesomeness from August 16...

Police arrest man involved in hotel booking scam

Singapore—Police arrested a man for his alleged involvement in an elaborate e-commerce scam on the platform Carousell. According to a statement from the Singapore Police Force, the yet unnamed 31-year-old man reportedly cheated several victims into booking discounted hotel rooms. The man posted the advertisements...

Commemorative S$20 bills snapped up in banks on first day, resold on Carousell for as much as S$488 each

Singapore—People quickly grabbed the chance to get the new S$20 notes, recently issued in commemoration of the country’s bicentennial, on June 10, Monday, the first day these were released into circulation. Several bank branches reported running out of the bills. Due to the high demand for...

Indonesian workers listed for sale on Carousell; MOM investigates

On September 14, Friday morning, a netizen went on popular Facebook page All Singapore Stuff to alert people about a listing blatantly advertising domestic helpers from Indonesia on the online marketplace Carousell. The user, @maid.recruitment, had posted full face photos of the women and had even...