SINGAPORE – Scammers are exploiting the coronavirus situation in India by asking for fake donations in Singapore for the purchase of oxygen concentrator machines, said…View More Scammers use hacked WhatsApp accounts to seek donations to 'buy oxygen machines for India'
NEW YORK (NYTIMES) – Danielle Churchill needed help. She was raising five children in Wollongong, on the Australian coast south of Sydney, and had to…View More MacKenzie Scott gave away billions. The scam artists followed.
SINGAPORE – More than $3.9 million was lost between January and April to a new type of scam, where con men pose as Singapore High Court…View More More than $3.9 million lost to scammers posing as S'pore High Court, Interpol officers
HONG KONG (AFP) – A 90-year-old Hong Kong woman has been conned out of US$32 million (S$42.5 million) by fraudsters posing as Chinese officials, police…View More 90-year-old Hong Kong woman loses $42.5 million in phone scam
SINGAPORE – A 22-year-old woman has been arrested for her suspected involvement in an Internet love scam, said the Singapore Police Force on Tuesday (April…View More 22-year-old woman allegedly pretended to be a man to cheat another woman online
SINGAPORE – The police on Friday (March 19) warned consumers about e-commerce scams involving the sale of electronic gadgets on Carousell where the scammer allegedly…View More Fake police report used by scammer selling electronic gadgets on Carousell
SINGAPORE – For about six months in 2019, Ng Wei Chang spearheaded a syndicate to cheat EZ-Link of more than $265,800. On Friday (Feb 5),…View More Man jailed after cheating EZ-Link of more than $265,800 using its auto top-up programme
SINGAPORE – More than 330 people are being investigated for their alleged involvement in scams where victims purportedly lost more than $4 million, the police…View More Police investigating 336 alleged scammers and money mules after 14-day islandwide operation
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – A fugitive who escaped from the headquarters of Malaysia’s anti-corruption agency by clambering over a fence with help…View More Malaysian fugitive who escaped from anti-graft agency by climbing a fence is arrested
SINGAPORE – A 35-year-old man cheated multiple victims of over $1 million through various investment scams, even forging documents from organisations such as government agencies…View More Man cheated victims of over $1 million in investment scams, stole father's cheques to repay them
SINGAPORE – The Singapore Police Force’s Anti-Scam Centre (ASC) has recovered the bulk of US$5 million ($6.79 million) stolen in an alleged business e-mail scam.…View More Anti-Scam Centre recovers US$4.91 million laundered in e-mail scam
Scammers posing as government agencies and local universities made off with $749,000 worth of goods after duping companies into delivering them. The police received at…View More Companies lost $749,000 worth of goods in purchase order scams since August
SINGAPORE – A 55-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly convincing a woman to transfer more than $74,000 in a scam involving an online investment…View More 55-year-old man arrested after allegedly cheating six of about $200k in online investment scams
SINGAPORE – Phishing e-mails that attempt to trick victims into giving up personal information continue to be a significant cyber threat in Singapore, with only…View More Only 4 per cent of Singaporeans able to identify all phishing e-mails correctly: CSA survey