Tag: Singapore Police Force

3 teens under investigation for posting fake chopper attack on social media and tagging the police

Singapore—The Singapore Police Force (SPF) issued a press release announcing that three men teenagers are under investigation for sending a false message via the social media app, Instagram. The teens were between the ages of 17 and 19. At 11:50 pm on October 28, the Police...

Police concerned by rise of molestation cases

Singapore—The Singapore Police Force reported an alarming upward trend in outrage of modesty cases over the past year. "Outrage of modesty cases have been on an increasing trend and remain a key concern for the police," the SPF said. On Mon (Oct 14) alone, seven men...

“No Permit” for rallies that support political causes of other countries says SPF

Permits to organise gatherings and protests that show support to political causes of other countries will not be granted. This was a clear declaration from the Singapore Police Force on Saturday (Sep 28). This declaration is a reaction to the many rallies that have been...

Scammers on Facebook, Instagram cheat social media users out of S$107,000 from January

Singapore—The country’s police force issued an advisory regarding scammers on social media, warning everyone that people have been cheated out of at least S$107,000 from  January through August this year. On its website as well as its Facebook account, the Singapore Police Force wrote a...

Ongoing “gang war” in S’pore debunked by police as fake, urges public to verify before sharing false information

Singapore – “If you see a group of Malays, walk the other way,” read a post circulating online about an alleged ongoing gang war in Singapore. Police says the rumours of gang fights are fake and a gang member also posted messages denying the post that are...

Mother says she lost all faith in the legal system after no action was taken against teacher who allegedly hit her daughter

A mother, Ms Low, was enraged and took to social media after no action was taken against the childcare centre, or teacher, who allegedly physically abused her daughter. The woman initially wrote a post about the physical abuse her daughter suffered in 2018, but agreed...

Scam alert: Police warns public not to give WhatsApp verification code to anyone

Singapore – The Singapore Police Force (SPF) released a new crime advisory of a scam involving the hacking of WhatsApp accounts. On July 9 (Tuesday), the SPF posted a crime advisory on their Facebook page captioned, “Resurgence of scams involving takeover of WhatsApp accounts.” According to...

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...

Police raid Far East Plaza, arrest 6 for selling counterfeit goods amounting to S$80,000

Singapore—Looks like the sale of counterfeit goods is still rampant in the country. On Tuesday (July 9), six suspects were arrested for selling counterfeit luxury goods and clothing during a raid held at Far East Plaza. According to police reports, four women and two men...

Police warn of resurgence of scam involving “officers from China”

Singapore—On July 1, Monday, the Singapore Police Force issued an advisory concerning the emergence of the China Officials impersonation scam, since there have been 65 reports of such scams cheating people out of at least S$4.8 million. Channel NewsAsia (CNA) carried a story of a...