Tag: fraud

K-pop star Hyeme accused of cheating fan of SGD60k

Hyeme, the lead singer of new K-pop girl group Black Swan has been sued for fraud after a male fan accused her of cheating...

Netizen exposes boss who pretended to be co-worker to avoid paying salaries

Singapore—One woman ended up unearthing a host of scams related to the same person who duped her initially. She took to social media to...

Singaporean man violates UN rule, supplies North Korea with luxury goods

Singaporean man Ng Kheng Wah (57), company directory for T Specialist International, is jailed for illegally supplying North Korea with various luxury goods. Ng shipped...

Wirecard shares slide over incomplete Singapore audit

Shares in German payments firm Wirecard fell Wednesday on revelations that a 2017 audit of its troubled Singapore unit could not be completed, but...

Malaysia targets hidden properties worth $4.3b siphoned through 1MDB

Anti-graft buster chief Latheefa Koya told reporters Malaysia is working to locate assets worth $4.3 billion which are yet to be accounted for and acquired with stolen money from the sovereign fund 1MDB. The global...

1MDB board unaware US$1b split payment meant for JV company

Former 1MDB CEO Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmis conceded during cross-examination the 1MDB board was not informed about a decision to split a US$1 billion by 1MDB meant for...

Malaysia-born woman went on 15-year US crime spree, claimed  she was LKY’s granddaughter

In the United States, Siew Im Cheah, who was born in Malaysia, has been called “a one-woman crime spree” by a federal prosecutor, according...

Jail sentences for mother &son who falsified her death, claimed millions from CPF, insurance...

Singapore—Abraham Rock and his mother, Talat Farman, have been found guilty for faking Mrs Farman’s death and subsequently collecting money from her CPF account...

“Follower fraud” widespread among Singapore’s influencers

Singapore — One should think twice about buying into influencers with thousands of followers since almost half of Singapore's influencers use unsavoury methods to...

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...
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