Woman in SG charged with possession of criminal proceeds after two women lose S$290,000 to love scams


One victim, a 48-year-old woman, had befriended a man online who claimed to have sent her a parcel in December 2020, the police said in a statement on March 1. — Criminal law photo created by rawpixel.com - www.freepik.com

SINGAPORE: At least two women here have lost a total of S$290,000 (RM897,603) to Internet love scams using a parcel ruse to trick them into sending money to the scammers.

One victim, a 48-year-old woman, had befriended a man online who claimed to have sent her a parcel in December 2020, the police said in a statement on Tuesday (March 1).

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