Translate from Lianhe Zaobao Released / June 8, 2020 8:21 PM
A 44-year-old man was suspected of a series of online scams. He sale toy models online and defrauded S$13,000 and was arrested by the police.
The Singapore Police Force issued a statement tonight (June 8) that between September 11, 2019 and June 1, 2020, the police received multiple reports. The victim claimed that he was sold a toy on the shopping platform Carousell, been cheated by model’s seller. The victim did not receive the toy after transferring to the seller via bank.
After a preliminary investigation, the amount involved was S$13,000.
The police investigation is still ongoing. If convicted, the man can be sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined.