SG cops arrest 39 for alleged involvement in job, phishing scams where losses amounted to S$20mil


They were promised as much as S$5,000 (RM15,467) for each bank account sold and/or S$400 (RM1,237) for each set of Singpass credentials sold. However, most of them did not receive the promised fees. — Person photo created by rawpixel.com - www.freepik.com

SINGAPORE: Thirty-five men and four women, aged between 16 and 65, have been arrested for suspected involvement in job scams and phishing scams involving Singapore Bicentennial commemorative notes, the police said on Sunday (Nov 28).

This was after an islandwide police operation from Nov 22 to 26 that saw a total of 113 individuals investigated for their involvement in over 900 jobs scams and phishing scams that led to more than S$20mil (RM61.87mil) in losses.

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