Tag: SCAM

Couple plead guilty to cheating people of over S$1.6million in renovation scam

Singapore – On May 6 (Monday), Aszrul Mohd Yusoff pleaded guilty to 18 charges of cheating involving a renovation scam that he and his wife, Husniyati Omar, propagated back in 2016. Aszrul and Husniyati established a renovation firm called Carpentry Design Works in 2016, with...

Singapore Airline: Beware of scams and phishing sites; netizens skeptical of airline giving away free tickets

This is not the first time Singapore Airlines (SIA) has confronted another round of scams, as the airline warned the public against email, phone scams, and phishing sites. The deals offered are just too good to be true but still, there were people who fell...

$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)...

Apparently, leaving a 1-star review can now merit legal action and removal of review

Singapore – In this day and age, the reputation of an establishment, especially those that are service-oriented, are highly reliant on reviews and recommendations. The classic marketing strategy of “word-of-mouth” has been enhanced to cover a wider reach of consumers at shorter amounts of...

Fake nurses strips victims of their valuables in Malaysia

A pair of thieves are running a scam in the state of Johor, where they pass as nurses, robbing people of their belongings while supposedly performing 'health checks' on them. They told patients to take all their valuables off before performing the "checkup." Pretending to perform fake medical procedures,...