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ANOTHER GOLD INVESTMENT COMPANY DIRECTOR IN THE WIND

A local businessman in his 30s, Simon Goh Chee Kin, is now in the wind after at least 7 local investors lodged police reports against his company Valiant Capital, a Singapore registered gold trading company, claiming that the dividends he had promised them were not paid to them and their queries to him went unanswered. According to the victims, they had been trying to contact Goh but since June, the businessman has not been contactable. The company's office premises at Orchard Towers has also been vacant for months.

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POLICE UNWILLING TO HELP ME GET JUSTICE AGAINST UNSCRUPULOUS ONLINE SCAMMER

I bought a fish tank with cabinet online about three weeks ago. It was advertised as a 5 ft tank with black chengai wood cabinet. For those who don't know chengai wood is an expensive and hardy wood. At home I noticed that bits and pieces of the wood was falling off. When I brought it up with the seller he insisted it was chengai wood and I had tampered with the tank. He then turned uncooperative and refused when I asked for a refund. Instead he wanted to sue me for harassment.

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SINGAPOREAN CHEATED OF MONEY BY COMPANY SET UP BY YOUNG PAP MEMBER!

For the record, my friends and I were approached by 2 individuals, Mr Chan Wai Meng and MK Chin of Boss Singapore Pte Ltd and Cuffz Holdings Pte Ltd respectively on 12 May 2012 to contract a fix deposit with them for a maturity term of 3 years. Hence, we headed down to their offices at then 52 Boat Quay and were given assurances by the companies that Mr MK Chin and Chan Wai Meng were their staffs and that proper licensing was being obtained by a Mr Harold Fook who is an assistant director of MAS and the chairman of some government internet regulatory in addition to hailing from Young PAP. But in March last year, we were informed by fellow victims that the companies have absconded with our monies to reopen new branches in Indonesia and Philippines.

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INTERNATIONAL SMS SCAM MAKES ITS WAY TO SINGAPORE

I just received this SMS this evening (see picture attached).I know it's a scam, some receive it via email, some via SMS, but how many people actually believe this is real. If you make the mistake of replying to ask for more information, you’ll discover that you have to pay “taxes” or “transfer payments” or “bank fees” before the (imaginary) fortune can be delivered to you. And then if you make the bigger mistake of paying, the scammer will disappear with your money and you’ll never hear from him again.

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MY CREEPY MLM EXPERIENCE

My story starts when someone I used to know in NS casually ask me to go out with some friends to an event in town. He introduces me to his circle of friends, some of which are apparently "so rich they want to help other ppl". I spoke to some of them and feel they have good intentions, but I may have been stupid to do so.

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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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DO NOT FALL FOR $88 STREEDEAL.SG PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP SCAM

I feel so stupid getting scammed by Streetdeal.sg. You know that "terms and conditions" box that most of us tick without reading? In small print, apparently, to enjoy the flash sale, one is deemed to have signed up for their premium membership, which they would charge at $88 per quarter. Basically, automatic sign-up for premium membership through a purchase. Have you heard of anything so ludicrous?

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