What is an

Online Purchase Scam?

If you see something being sold for a price that seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Victims of the online purchase scam, tempted by what seems like a good deal for a gadget, transfer money to the “seller” who promises delivery of the item. 

 

In some cases, sellers may also demand more payments for “duties” or delivery charges– and ultimately, the victim never receives...

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Company charged me without my authorisation

19 Apr 2018

By Anonymous

On 13th April 2018, I received an SMS from no. 70501 with the following message:


"You've been charged S$5.00/week (w/GST) to your Singtel Account for HaveFunVideos....

Scammer claimed to be working at a legitimate store turned out to be a scammer

Scammer threatened me after I told him that I knew that he's a scammer

Seller on Carousell cheated me of over $1,000

Beware of buyers who demand tracking number before releasing payment

Aaron Bennet - Beware of this buyer

Another scam involving a person called "Aaron Bennet"

Buyer asked me to courier to him first before releasing the funds to me

I haven't received my items after months of waiting