Tag: Singapore Police Force

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...

Police share ways to identify fake S$50 and S$100 notes

Singapore—Police have released a public advisory regarding the spread of counterfeit S$50 and S$100 bills. The fake notes are allegedly being used at restaurants, retail stores, and convenience shops. Police arrested and charged three men for circulating the counterfeit notes and a woman for using...

Woman making her own S$50 notes and using them for small payments in Hougang, Tampines, arrested

Singapore – On June 23 (Sunday), a woman was arrested for using fake S$50 notes as payment to retail and convenience stores in Hougang and Tampines housing estates. At about 9 am on Sunday, the police arrested a 30-year-old woman along Hougang Avenue 2 for...

Rogue drone sightings at Changi Airport cause 37 flights to be delayed

Singapore – On June 18 and 19, within a ten-hour period, about 37 scheduled flights were delayed due to unauthorised drones flying within the vicinity of Changi Airport. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), there were “confirmed sightings of unauthorised drone flying”...

3 women arrested for selling counterfeit goods worth S$28,000 in City Plaza

Singapore – On May 22 (Wednesday), three women, aged between 26 and 47, were arrested for allegedly selling replica items of luxury brands during a police raid at City Plaza. In a news release, a spokesperson from the police said the women were arrested during...