SINGAPORE – Scammers impersonating tech support staff from local telecommunication companies or government agencies are on the prowl and the police have issued an alert…View More Scammers posing as tech support try to cheat 2 people of their life savings, police issue alert
Denise Vick was convinced she was on the verge of being rich and famous after her favourite singer supposedly reached out to her – only…View More Gran duped by fake profile of famous singer who wooed her & ‘promised diamonds’
SINGAPORE – A foreign student in Singapore lost more than $300,000 to scammers when he fell for a ruse that used an automated voice message…View More Student in S'pore loses over $300k to scammers impersonating officials from China
MUMBAI (AFP) – Indian police said on Friday (June 25) that around 2,000 people were injected with fake Covid-19 vaccines in Mumbai, and another 500…View More Indian police probe fake vaccine scams in two cities
SINGAPORE – The Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) handed out awards to more than 100 people who helped thwart 83 cases of scams last year. The…View More 17 organisations, 114 people get awards from Commercial Affairs Department for thwarting scams
SINGAPORE – The police are investigating 219 males and 92 females, age between 16 and 84, for suspected involvement in 866 reported cases of scams where victims…View More Police investigate 311 people in S'pore over alleged scams; victims lost more than $8.2 million
SINGAPORE – Scammers have moved to purportedly offering their victims jobs with e-commerce platforms to boost sales amid the Great Singapore Sale. In an advisory…View More Beware of scammers offering jobs on e-commerce platforms: Police
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Online vehicle purchasing scams are on the rise in Malaysia, with losses amounting to millions of ringgit, police…View More Malaysian police warn of sharp rise in online vehicle scams
SINGAPORE – More than 5,500 phone numbers, believed to be used in scams, have been blocked by the ScamShield application since its launch in November last…View More More than 5,500 numbers blocked and 722,000 SMSes reported via scam prevention app ScamShield
SINGAPORE – A 37-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (May 19) for his suspected involvement in cheating more than 15 victims of over $50,000 through…View More 2 men arrested in separate cases for e-commerce scams, credit card misappropriation
SINGAPORE – Two men and two women have been arrested for their role in a ruse where scammers pretend to be officials from China to…View More 5 arrested in S'pore in separate cases relating to Internet love scams and ruse involving fake China officials
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