More children in S'pore cheated in game scams; counsellors urge peer support and parental supervision


Counsellors said they have seen an increase in the number of clients below the age of 16 seeking help after encountering scams. — The Straits Times/ANN

SINGAPORE: When a 15-year-old girl saw a Roblox gift card being sold on Carousell for S$100 last October, she thought it was a good deal. It would cost her S$112 from the gaming platform's official website.

Melody (not her real name), who was playing the game Murder Mystery on the platform, wanted to use the in-game credits to buy weapons to level-up her character.

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