At least 411 people — 292 men and 119 women — are undergoing investigation for their alleged roles in various scams, which have resulted in the loss of more than SGD 13 million. The alleged scamsters are aged between 16 and 75 years. As per an official news release, more than 1,500 cases have been […]

Uri Actor Rakesh Bedi loses USD 1,020, scammed by fraudster posing as Army personnel

Veteran Bollywood actor Rakesh Bedi, who played the role of an intelligence officer from Pakistan in the highly acclaimed movie Uri: The Surgical Strike, fell prey to cyber fraud recently. It also left him with a loss of Rs 85,000 (USD 1,020). As per the complaint filed by the thespian, the fraudster introduced himself as […]

Digital fraud in Singapore: From deepfakes to fake Domino’s Pizza website, island state is seeing a crime wave

The tiny island nation of Singapore has one of the most tech-forward populations in the world, with nearly 91 per cent Internet penetration till 2022, growing to a projected 94 per cent by 2026. This is good for business, but this is also good for the business of fraud. The country, with a population of […]

Singapore: 79-year-old woman nearly loses S$260,000 to scammers posing as officials

A 79-year-old woman almost lost S$260,000 after being duped by two scammers, who posed as officials from the bank and police, but was saved by the SPF’s Anti-Scam Centre. Fortunately for her, a Standard Chartered bank staff, who worked in tandem with the ASC, flagged the transaction, effectively shutting down the scam before it could […]

Singapore PM warns residents against trusting fake articles using his image

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a Facebook post warned citizens to be wary of online scams, fake news or ads featuring his image, and to report them to the police.

Singapore man pleads guilty in SGD383,000 rental scam that cheated victims from 12 countries

Deputy Public Prosecutor Wong Shiau Yin said that Zeng made illegal use of photographs that he took during his stint at the Singapore Housing Company, an organisation specialising in rental accommodation.

Panel investigating Hindenburg allegations against Adani Group gives clean chit to SEBI

A Supreme Court-appointed expert panel investigating India’s regulatory mechanism regarding the Hindenburg allegations against the Adani Group said it appears there was no regulatory failure on the part of market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

Singapore proposes new law to fight cybercrime; cites 25% online crime spike

Singapore has introduced a bill in its parliament to crack down on the whole gamut of cybercrime, from misinformation campaigns and exploitation to online scams and drug trafficking.

UAE warns Indian expatriates against fake flight approval letters

The UAE embassy in New Delhi issued an advisory asking Indian expats set to return to the Emirates to be cautious against fake flight approval letters issued by scamsters.

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