Talking Point 2018: Who Is Scamming Me? (Part 2)

Follow Talking Point as it delves deep into the world of phone scams to uncover a web of criminal syndicates, spanning across Asia.

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03 Jun 2020

Medical worker jailed, fined for cheating 23 people who wanted to buy face masks on Carousell

Medical worker jailed, fined for cheating 23 people who wanted to buy face masks on Carousell...

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09 May 2020

Police warn of fake Covid-19-related job advertisements posted by unlicensed moneylenders

SINGAPORE — The police are investigating four men and two women who were recruited by unlicensed moneylenders through fake Covid-19 job advertisements to harass debtors. They are being investigated for…...

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04 May 2020

Scam victims lost $41.3 million in Q1; e-commerce and loan scams among most common

SINGAPORE - E-commerce scams proved to be the most common in the first three months of this year, with "Covid-19 related items" accounting for about one in four such cases....

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01 May 2020

20 victims of credit-for-sex scams breached circuit breaker rules by leaving homes to procure sexual services

SINGAPORE - Twenty victims of credit-for-sex scams have been penalised for  flouting circuit breaker measures  as they had left their residences to procure sexual services, a non-essential activity....

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29 Apr 2020

Fake news articles feature DPM Heng to solicit Bitcoin investments: Police

SINGAPORE: Scammers have been using fake news articles featuring Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat to lure people into investing in an automated Bitcoin trading programme....

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28 Apr 2020

MAS and banks warn of scam calls after increase in reports

SINGAPORE - At least 220 people reported calls from scammers pretending to be Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) officers in the past two months, prompting the authority and banks here to remind the…...

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22 Apr 2020

Supreme Court warns of rise in scam calls, phishing email impersonating court officers

SINGAPORE — There has been a recent spate of phone calls and phishing email messages from scammers impersonating court officers, the Supreme Court warned in a statement on Wednesday (April 22)....

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