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GAMBLING SYNDICATE BUSTED, MORE THAN $1.2 MILLION SEIZED AND 28 ARRESTED

The Singapore Police said on 21 April that more than $1.2 million in cash was seized in a raid against a remote gambling syndicate that saw 1 woman and 27 men arrested for their suspected involvement in providing illegal remote 4D, TOTO and horse betting services.

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The amount of cash that was seized is one of the largest sums ever confiscated in a single police operation against illegal remote gambling.

More than 180 officers from the Criminal Investigation Department, Police Intelligence Department and Special Operations Command conducted the raids simultaneously, which took place at multiple locations islandwide.

Items such as computers, mobile phones, betting records were also confiscated.

The bank accounts of the suspects have also been frozen for investigations as well as to prevent the dissipation of the illegal money.

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6 men aged between 38 and 49 will be charged in court today (21 April) for offences under the Remote Gambling Act 2014.

Investigations against the remaining suspects are still ongoing.

Images source: Singapore Police Force

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