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More than 50 DBS customers fell for phishing SMSes in last two months

The police and DBS Bank warned on Thursday (Nov 22) of a resurgence in phishing SMSes purportedly sent by DBS or POSB

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07 Dec 2018

7 cheated of S$78,000 in Bitcoin investment scam: Police

SINGAPORE: Seven victims were cheated of about S$78,000 in Bitcoin investment scams between September and November, police said on Wednesday (Dec 5)....

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04 Dec 2018

13 cheated of S$366,000 in 4D lottery scams: Police

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Police Force received 13 reports of lottery scams between January and October where victims were cheated of about S$366,000 in total, it said in a news release on Monday (Dec…...

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29 Nov 2018

Man arrested for online scams involving gaming consoles, puppies for adoption

SINGAPORE: A 22-year-old man was arrested at Woodlands Drive on Wednesday (Nov 28) for his suspected involvement in a series of cheating cases involving at least S$1,400....

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24 Nov 2018

Elderly in Toa Payoh help police in anti-scam campaign

Amid a rise in the number of seniors falling prey to loan scams, some elderly residents in Toa Payoh have teamed up with the police to educated their peers against such scams....

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23 Nov 2018

More than 50 DBS customers fell for phishing SMSes in last two months.

SINGAPORE: The police and DBS Bank warned on Thursday (Nov 22) of a resurgence in phishing SMSes purportedly sent by DBS or POSB. In the last two months, more than 50 people have reported falling victim…...

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22 Nov 2018

Bank phishing scams: How to protect yourself

SINGAPORE: Phishing scams targeting bank customers have become more common, with the police having issued several advisories over the past year....

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14 Nov 2018

Man arrested for scam involving Bruno Mars concert, Universal Studios tickets

SINGAPORE: A 19-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday (Nov 13) for his suspected involvement in a series of online scams involving the purported sale of Bruno Mars concert tickets and Universal Studios…...

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10 Nov 2018

Don't get scammed while shopping online on Singles' Day, Black Friday: Police, SingCERT

SINGAPORE - Those hoping to have an online shopping spree on Black Friday and Singles' Day should be careful not to get scammed, the authorities have warned....

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10 Nov 2018

Stay vigilant against scams and outrage of modesty in coming festive period: Police

SINGAPORE - Victims of loan scams lost $1.4 millionin the first nine months of 2018, almost three times the $566,000 such victims lost for the whole of 2017....

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30 Oct 2018

Received email claiming you got caught watching porn and demanding payment? Don't fall for this scam

You might have gotten an email about how you have been caught on camera watching pornographic materials online, and to pay up if you do not want incriminating images of yourselves sent to your contact…...

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30 Oct 2018

Man arrested for scamming victims $37,000 after not delivering on Apple product purchases

SINGAPORE - A 36-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday (Oct 30) for his suspected role in a series of cheating cases involving $37,260 worth of Apple products....

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28 Oct 2018

Police warn of email extortion scams

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Police Force has warned the public about scams involving extortion through email....

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24 Oct 2018

Poly student loses almost $50,000 in kidnapping scam

A man, 22, had almost $50,000 transferred out of his bank account without his knowledge after falling for a kidnapping scam....

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23 Oct 2018

Man loses S$49,500 from bank account in phishing scam

SINGAPORE: A 22-year-old man had S$49,500 transferred from his bank account without his consent due to a phishing scam, police said on Wednesday (Oct 24) in a news release....

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12 Oct 2018

3 nabbed for duping man of $1.72m, largest amount lost in China officials impersonation scam this year

SINGAPORE - Three Taiwanese men were arrested on Friday (Oct 12) for their suspected involvement in a China officials impersonation scam in which a victim was cheated of $1.72 million....

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08 Oct 2018

Finance Ministry warns of sham SG Bonus notifications

SINGAPORE: As Singaporeans prepare to receive their SG Bonus by December, the Ministry of Finance cautioned the public on Tuesday (Oct 9) in a Facebook post to be wary of fake texts, emails or calls informing…...

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05 Oct 2018

Beware of fraudulent emails impersonating MAS, authority warns

SINGAPORE: The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) warned on Saturday (Oct 6) against responding to fraudulent emails purportedly sent from @mas.gov.sg accounts, which request recipients to click on…...

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01 Oct 2018

Beware of SMS claiming to 'unlock' bank accounts: Police

SINGAPORE: Several bank customers have been cheated into providing their Internet banking details on phishing websites after responding to SMS texts purportedly sent out by banks to "unlock" their accounts,…...

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24 Sep 2018

Beware of Fake ICA Visa Application Website

It has come to our attention that there is a fake Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) website [http://mom-sg-gov.ml] that looks identical to the ICA visa application webpage and is phishing for…...

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23 Sep 2018

Police warn of concert ticket scams ahead of high-profile gigs

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Police Force (SPF) warned the public to be wary of online purchase scams involving the sale of concert tickets....

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23 Sep 2018

Capital 95.8 Radio Programme: Internet Love Scam

This short Mandarin radio program focuses on online love fraud, through real-life cases to understand fraud, listeners must be vigilant, do not fall into the trap of love liar!...

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22 Sep 2018

PM Lee Hsien Loong warns against online scam using his name to solicit bitcoin investments

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has warned the public not to be cheated by a website using his name to solicit bitcoin investments....

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18 Sep 2018

Website using fake comments by DPM Tharman to solicit bitcoin investments: MAS

SINGAPORE: A fraudulent website is using fabricated comments from Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam to solicit investments in bitcoins, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) warned on Tuesday…...

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11 Sep 2018

Married woman cheated in love scam

The married woman, a mother of two, thought she was having an affair with a charming Canadian man. Instead, she was cheated of more than $7,000 in a love scam....

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11 Sep 2018

Police issue advisory on lucky draw scams

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Police Force (SPF) on Wednesday (Sep 12) warned the public to be wary of scams involving lucky draw winnings. The police revealed in a news release that they had received at least…...

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10 Sep 2018

Police warn of more business email impersonation scams

SINGAPORE: Scams involving spoofed email addresses are on the rise, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) warned on Tuesday (Sep 11)....

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06 Sep 2018

Be wary when making friends online

Be careful when making friends online. The person whom you meet online may not be who he/she claims to be!...

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03 Sep 2018

Online love scam victims could become money mules

Some victims of Internet love scams lose their money to online Romeos, while others end up being recruited as money mules....

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03 Sep 2018

Some e-commerce scammers use others' identities

Some scammers resort to impersonating others, using photos from stolen identity cards or passports. Last October, then 21-year-old Mandy Teo's lost IC was used by scammers to sell tickets to Universal…...

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03 Sep 2018

Actual Impersonation Scam Call

Hang up the call if it sounds like this!...

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