SG cops arrest 10 during anti-scam operation targeting those fraudulently registering SIM cards


The police said the SIM cards are registered using the particulars of unsuspecting customers or foreigners who have not entered or left Singapore. — Singapore Police Force/ST/ANN

SINGAPORE: Ten people, comprising nine men and a woman, were arrested during an anti-scam operation on Sunday (Jan 16) for their suspected involvement in fraudulently registering prepaid SIM cards.

In a statement, the police said their nine-hour operation involved officers from the Commercial Affairs Department and targeted 17 mobile phone shops in Orchard, Geylang, Serangoon, Pasir Ris, Jurong West, Yishun, Woodlands, Boon Lay, Desker Road, Syed Alwi Road and Rochor Canal Road.

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