Tag: online scams

Woman passenger, 20, allegedly siphons S$7,000 from cabby’s account

Singapore – The police have arrested a 20-year-old woman for allegedly transferring money from a taxi driver’s savings account to another account without his...

Carousell face mask scam: Man arrested for cheating on one order worth S$175,000

Singapore – A 28-year-old man has been arrested for scamming a buyer who placed one order of surgical face masks worth S$175,000. The victim lodged...

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...

Heng Swee Keat lodges police report over his photo being used in a Facebook...

Singapore—In the latest example of the names or images of Singaporean officials used in perpetrating online scams, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced that...

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...

Josephine Teo warns against fake news as her image and alleged comments were used...

Singapore— The country’s Manpower Minister Josephine Teo has taken to social media to warn the public of a website that falsely attributes comments to...

Victims of fake Lazada campaigns have lost over S$14,000

Singapore — Numerous victims have been robbed of over S$14,000 in total by scammers promising cash from fake prize campaigns linked to online shopping...
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