Tag: love scam

“Hi I haven’t heard from you in a long time” – The new scam...

Singapore — One of the latest scams trending across Singapore takes the form of WhatsApp messages from a woman in Hong Kong. So many scammers...

Woman convicted of keeping S$17,000 mistakenly transferred to her account

Singapore -- A 32-year-old woman has been sent to jail for keeping S$17,000 that was mistakenly transferred to her bank account. On Jan 17, 2019,...

Local and international police team up to crack down on internet love scam

A Malaysia-based international love scam syndicated was discovered by police from Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Macau after an 11-month operation. The Singapore Police Force...

Joint effort between Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Macau police foils global online love...

Singapore—Joint teams of police from Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, and Singapore have successfully exposed and brought to justice members of a transnational syndicate that...

Australian love scam victim who faced death penalty in Malaysia freed

Kuala Lumpur—On Tuesday, November 26, a 55-year-old woman from Sydney had an earlier conviction for drug trafficking overturned at the Federal Court in Kuala...

Prosecution calls for jail time for victim turned perpetrator of love scam

Singapore—In spite of a mandatory treatment order for a woman who was victimised by a love scam, prosecutors are saying that she should also...

63-year-old Singaporean woman gets S$50,000 from one love scam and then loses S$31,000 in...

Singapore— Christina Cheong Yoke Lin pleaded guilty on May 30, Wednesday, to dishonestly misappropriating cash, and will be back in court next month for...
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