Tag Archives: Verification

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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BEWARE OF SCAMMERS OFFERING $ FOR SINGPASS PASSWORDS & ACC DETAILS

GovTech understands that a few members of the public had been approached by individuals who claimed they were from the Government, and had been offered cash in exchange for their SingPass account details and 2-Step Verification (2FA) passwords. This is a scam. Government officers will not ask for your confidential information including SingPass passwords, nor provide monetary incentive in exchange for them. We have advised affected individuals to lodge a police report.

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