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MORE THAN 40 PPL CHEATED BY PAYPAL SCAM

More than 40 people have been cheated by a PayPal scam which involves fake buyers sending fake emails to pretend that they have paid for the items. The emails reportedly looked legitimate as it seemed to have come from PayPal and other reputable banks. In some cases, they cheated people of fake "admin fees" to activate their PayPal accounts in order for them to receive payment.

Victims of the scam did not receive a single cent. The SPF is warning everyone to always seek official verification by logging in to their PayPal accounts first, rather than opening attachments in emails or freely giving out their credit card details.

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NETIZEN ACCUSES SOCIAL WORKER OF LYING ABOUT CANCER STRICKEN MUM

A netizen by the name of Jazz has accused a social worker of lying about one of her cases in order to garner sympathy and attract donations from unsuspecting donors. Last week the social worker had posted a plea for $1 donations from the public to help tide a single mother stricken with stage 2 cancer through her difficulties.

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CHEAT TRIES TO SCAM ON CAROUSELL, GETS ARRESTED BY POLICE

A 28 year old man who allegedly tried to sell NTUC shopping vouchers on Carousell, have been arrested by the police for the scam. The man had allegedly tried to make a quick profit by selling the vouchers but did not give his buyer the agreed amount after receiving the payment.

The police had received a report from a victim on May 16, who purchased S$500 worth of NTUC Fairprice vouchers from the man at a discounted price of S$470. After payment was made by the victim, she discovered that the envelope contained only S$250 worth of NTUC vouchers. The suspect then became uncontactable.

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