900 phishing scams in S’pore since January, some scammers pretending to be police officers


The police advised recipients of such calls should ignore the instructions as no government agency will ask for personal information through a telephone call. — Singapore Police Force/ST/ANN

SINGAPORE: The police have observed at least 900 cases of phishing scams since last month, they said in a statement on Thursday (Feb 24).

Moreover, a type of phishing scam has re-emerged where scammers impersonate officers from the Singapore Police Force (SPF), they added.

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