Tag: SCAM

Scammer who threatened to expose the man he slept with gets 9 months jail

Singapore—A Grab Food deliveryman who participated in several scams as well as threatened to expose a man he had been sexually intimate with was...

Man says mother’s IC has been used illegally by mobile phone shops

Singapore — In a now viral Facebook post, a man says his mother's identity card (NRIC) has been used without her knowledge by mobile...

“China Officials” scam is back, Bedok resident loses S$500,000

Singapore — It seems that scammers who pretend to be officials from China are at it again, with one of the latest victims being...

Police help man retrieve S$200 he lost in cheap phone scam

Singapore—One netizen found himself scammed when he tried to get a discount on a phone he was buying online. Luckily, the police helped him...

Director Jon M. Chu disgusted by Crazy Rich Asians sequel casting scam

The director of Crazy Rich Asians, Jon M Chu has responded to the Twitter casting scam that includes the follow-up franchise China Rich Girlfriend...

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 allegedly scammed into buying S$179 fire extinguisher by salesman

SINGAPORE — On Sunday (Feb 16), a concerned citizen took to Facebook group All Singapore Stuff to report a suspicious incident involving an alleged "fire...

1,700 people fall prey to loan scams with losses amounting to S$6.8 million in...

Singapore—There were 1,700 reported cases of loan scams from January to November 2019. Victims lost about S$6.8 million from the scams. According to the Straits...

Former NTU valedictorian allegedly scams 73 friends of $800k to pay for breast enhancements

Singapore—Alexandra Low, a former valedictorian from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is currently being investigated by the police for reportedly cheating over 70 of her...

Senior Parliamentary Secretary Amrin Amin exposes attempt to scam him on Facebook

Singapore—On Tuesday night, December 17, Senior Parliamentary Secretary Amrin Amin took to social media to show that no one is exempt from becoming the...