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OLD LADY HARASSES YOUNG BOY FOR SMALL CHANGE ON BUS

A young reader encountered a decently dressed elderly lady on board a bus recently who pestered him for small change. Sensing something amiss because she did not seem poor, our young reader refused to give her anything. After she gave up, she took a seat behind the boy. Turning his head, he realized that the lady had gold bangles on her arm and legs, which led him to believe that the lady may be trying to scam young Singaporeans of their small change.

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PRC BEGGAR SYNDICATE PREYING ON KIND-HEARTED S’POREANS

A reader has shared with us a Facebook post by Kevin Lua, who came across a PRC lady scammer who tried to convince him to lend her some money to tide her over some "difficulties". Being quick witted, Kevin realized that he had encountered a similar sob story told by another foreigner in Bedok the previous week, so he quickly rejected her.

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