3dont
WHEN IN DOUBT, CALL: 1800-722-6688
cta
Expand Quiz
You have already submitted your entry for the Scambuster quiz.
Which of the following statement is true?
What are the tell-tale signs of an online purchase scam?
What does the scamalert.sg website allow me to do?
$22.1m was lost to internet Love Scams in the first half of 2017. Which of the following is NOT a scammer's tactic(s)?
Which of the following is NOT the correct step to take if you have been scammed?
Which of the following is a tell-tale sign of a Phone Impersonation Scam?
What is the Anti-Scam Helpline to call when you are in doubt?
An attractive stranger befriends you on WeChat, and professes strong feelings for you. She then offers to meet up with you for a fee, and requests that payment be made in the form of online shopping credit such as Alipay credits first. What should you do?
black-heart vote-and-win grand-draw-prizes

THE CONTENDERS

S$1,500,000* SCAMMED IN 2016
contender
JESS PEH 白钻钱
STARRING IN ONLINE PURCHASE SCAM
ACTING TACTICS:
  • Prices of items are too good to be true
  • Limited time offers
  • Insists that you make payment first
  • 2
  • 2
  • 1
DISLIKES
S$24,000,000* SCAMMED IN 2016
contender
VALENTINO 卫尼迪金
STARRING IN INTERNET LOVE SCAM
ACTING TACTICS:
  • Attractive profile photo
  • Befriends you online or on dating apps
  • Sweet talker and early declarations of love
  • Always in trouble and asks for your money
  • 2
  • 0
  • 9
DISLIKES
S$23,000,000* SCAMMED IN 2016
contender
GOODMAN KEH 贾好仁
STARRING IN IMPERSONATION SCAM
ACTING TACTICS:
  • Claims to work in a company / government body
  • Claims that you have broken the law
  • Presses you for payment to get out of trouble
  • Asks for your personal bank account details and PIN
  • 5
  • 8
  • 1
DISLIKES
S$1,700,000* SCAMMED IN 2016
contender
PEATY CHEONG 庄可莲
STARRING IN CREDIT-FOR-SEX SCAM
ACTING TACTICS:
  • Befriends you on social messaging / dating apps
  • Offers sexual services
  • Wants payment via gift cards / fund transfers
  • Won't show up, but demands more money
  • 1
  • 8
  • 2
DISLIKES
Download and set up an Anti-Scam alert system on your computer and mobile phones or for your loved ones and remind them about scams.