Tag Archives: scam

FAKE HOUSING AGENT COLLECTED FEES FROM CLIENTS THEN RAN AWAY

A 30 year-old man had posed as a housing agent and collected fees from unsuspecting clients before he was caught by the Singapore Police Force. According to a police news release, the man had posed as a fake agent between May 2017 and July 2017 and scammed several victims who had placed advertisements online for rental of their units.

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BEWARE OF THIS SCAM IPHONE BUYER, REFUSE TO FULFILL INSTALLMENT PROMISE

This Singaporean lady named Tiffanie XX bought a new iphone from me on installment plan but she cannot pay back full amount. And after not paying for few payments I requested her to return the phone but she refused, stating that she sold away the phone already. While still not able to make her installment payment, she called my friend wanting to buy an E-scooter and another rose gold color iphone. Seller on online platform please BEWARE of her scamming tactics to avoid being scam by her.

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ARE DEAF ANG MOHS SELLING KEYCHAINS PART OF ORGANISED SCAM?

Apologies for the crude title. Lately I have encountered at least 5 (in the last 3 months) instances where a guy would walk into the cafe I'm in (usually Toastbox) and put the toy keychains and card (see image above) on every table. After walking one round, he would then collect them back, in an indifferent manner.

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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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