The Singapore Police said in a news release on 22 May, that a total of 159 men and 116 women between the ages of 14 and 81, are being investigated for allegedly being involved in scams.
They are assisting with investigations for:
- Internet love scams
- E-commerce scams
- Government officials impersonation scams
- China officials impersonation scams
- Investment scams
- Job scams
- Sexual services scams
- Fake gambling platform scams
- Loan scams
They are believed to have been involved in 519 cases of scams, where victims lost around S$7.9 million in total.
The police reiterated their serious stance against persons who may be involved in scams, and said that perpetrators will be dealt with in accordance to the law.