Tag: fraud

Singaporean man falsifies mother’s death in insurance scam, gets over S$80,000 from her CPF

Singapore—A man named Abraham Rock is facing multiple charges for falsifying his mother’s death certificate as he tried to collect over S$3.7 million from insurance companies. He actually succeeded in getting over S$80,000 from his mother’s CPF account. Both Mr Rock and his mother, who...

Parents who cheat on their children’s university admissions

Parents always want what is best for their children. Oftentimes, they go the extra mile to be able to afford and access top-quality education for their children and remove all obstacles to their success. After all, people believe that a good education is key...

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...

$40M SkillsFuture fraud: Eight more charged; $20M still unaccounted for

The number of people implicated in the $40m SkillsFuture fraud has increased, as eight more members of the syndicate have been charged, while some $20M is still unaccounted for. This is the largest fraud committed against a public institution in Singapore to date. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)...

69-year-old woman swindles 74-year-old man in ‘Lee Kuan Yew’ scheme fraud, S$130,000, including CPF savings taken

Tan Hwee Ngo, a 69-year-old woman has faced the court for 169 charges of swindling the 74-year-old Tan Soy Kiang by urging him to give money for “Lee Kuan Yew” that allegedly happened between June 1999 and December 2013. The biggest amount involved in this...