Singapore Scams - Scams in Singapore.
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The Nigerian prince scam is one of the oldest scams on the internet. The scam rose to prominence in the 1990s, and is referred to by the FBI as “Nigerian Letter” or “419” fraud.
The men allegedly recruited two Singaporean women “as money mules to receive criminal proceeds linked to internet love scams in Singapore” between 2017 and 2018, according to a police statement.
Types of scams. Scams happen every day in Singapore. To learn more about the various scams, read the true stories shared by victims and protect your loved ones from scams today.
Report what has happened to the police. You should also report it to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040, or use their online reporting tool. They also have a 24-hour web chat service. Visit our section on Support for scam victims for a list of organisations who provide support and advice to scam victims.
The Internet community has also become a virtual playground for those of ill intent. If you fall victim to a scam artist, you should quickly report the scam to the police. By doing so, you are fighting back and also helping to prevent the same scam from happening to others in the future.