Tag: cheating

Woman uses stolen credit card to buy Rolex watches, pay massive debts

Singapore — A woman used a stolen credit card to buy Rolex watches and pay for her own massive debts. Last year, Alina Shu Lin (37) was tasked by a man, unidentified by court documents, to use his MasterCard Premier credit card to buy his...

Woman goes on shopping spree using man’s stolen credit card

Singapore — A man filed a police report after seeing that his stolen credit was stolen on March 1. The Commercial Affairs Department then sent out officers on a follow up investigation of the report. On Thursday (Aug 29), police arrested a 54-year-old woman at Toa...

Supermarket thief targets bags, phones that customers leave in shopping trolleys

Singapore — It seems like it's hard to unlearn bad behaviour after all. Goh Swee Tian (53) was released from prison after five years of corrective training since 2014, but a difficult life made him turn back to his old ways soon after. This time, Goh...

Former Foodpanda exec lists ‘ghost riders’ to pay his credit card debt

Singapore—Nothing gets a criminal more creative than a growing credit card debt. A former payment executive for Foodpanda fabricated fictitious employees in order to transfer company funds to his personal accounts. According to an initial report by Today Online, 28-year-old Firathul Fariz Ferhat pleaded guilty...

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...

Reckless driver fakes identity, tricks companies into hiring him

Singapore—A man has pleaded guilty to multiple charges of cheating for faking his identity in order to get a job as a driver. What's worse is that the man committed the crimes while he was banned from driving for four years. According to an initial...

Ex-DBS manager who cheated elderly customers of S$200,000 gets close to 4-year jail sentence

Singapore — Liaw Tick Kwan, a former relationship manager at DBS Bank, was sentenced to three years and 10 months in jail on June 6, Thursday for pocketing S$200,000 from two older customers. Mr Liaw had handled the investments of the two retirees during the...

Singapore woman’s two week shopping spree thwarted by three-dollar burger

Who would have known that a cheap convenience store burger would be the key to stopping a woman on an illegal shopping spree? A 30-year-old woman chanced upon a credit card she found in the women's bathroom in Jurong East Mall. Instead of looking for...

Police arrest Singaporean man who staged his own kidnapping

A Singaporean man was arrested upon arriving at Changi Airport last March 20. The 30-year-old Singaporean man living in Vietnam allegedly staged his own kidnapping. Authorities received a report saying a Singaporean man had been kidnapped last Feb 27 in Vietnam. The Singapore Police Force...

Singapore-registered firm in India scandal; CEO in hospital with cancer

By Zafar Anjum ComputerWorld Singapore A Singapore-registered e-commerce company is in the eye of a storm with the Indian police accusing it of forgery, criminal conspiracy, cheating and money-circulation schemes which resulted in the loss of about $400 million . It is the business model of...