Singapore Prime Miniter Lee Hsien Loong shared on a Facebook update that he was alerted to fake emails from scammers claiming to be him, circulating online.
Describing the scammers are relentless, he said that the content of the email varies, and shared a photo of one such email thanking the recipient for contributing to Singapore.
He urged people to ignore the fake email and not to forward it to their friends and family.
PM Lee’s Facebook statement
I was alerted that fake emails purportedly from me are circulating online again.
The content of the email varies – the example here thanks the recipient for their contributions to Singapore. The scammers are relentless.
If you receive such an email, please ignore it! And do not forward it to your friends and family.
We all need to stay vigilant and be extra careful. If in doubt, do check first before you proceed. You can visit www.scamalert.sg or call the Anti-Scam Hotline at 1800-722-6688 for more information on scams. – LHL