I lost over $800 to an online seller

Anonymous | 2019年6月22日

I wanted to buy a new phone online at a cheaper rate from carousell and I saw a post by @tianhui93
(account suspended since) stating S10+ selling for $870 with original receipt. Was later told to contact
her via whatsapp which I gave her my contact number.

Her contact number is +65 8289 205?. Over Whatsapp, she identified herself as Siti and gave me their 'company' website "www.shopmobile.sg" which I thought was legitimate. After some questions regarding the phone and delivery method, she assured me that the phone will be delivered once payment is done. Therefore, I transferred $870 to the account name "Shop Mobile", POSB, 248-77607-?.

After the transfer, she congratulated me for being the 100th buyer and have won a special discount promo to buy any 4 phones and pay half the price. So that's when I asked for a refund as it was obviously a scam already. She even sent me her NRIC to convince me that the deal was real and legitimate.