32-year-old woman arrested for unauthorised credit card use

Unauthorised credit card transactions were found to have been made on various online sales platforms.
Unauthorised credit card transactions were found to have been made on various online sales platforms. PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - A 32-year-old woman has been arrested for the unauthorised use of another person's credit card, a police release said on Sunday (July 17).

Police received a report from the victim of the unauthorised credit card transactions on April 13.

Following investigations, officers from Tanglin Division established the identity of the female suspect, who was arrested on July 5.

Unauthorised credit card transactions had been made on various online sales platforms.

In the statement on Sunday, police said it will not hesitate to take action against persons involved in such illegal acts, and will ensure that they face the full brunt of the law.

Any person convicted for an offence of Dishonest Misappropriation of Property could be imprisoned for up to two years, face a fine, or both.

Any person convicted for an offence of Unauthorised Access to Computer Material could be fined up to $5,000, jailed for up to two years, or both.

In the case of a second or subsequent conviction, the maximum fine is $10,000 or a jail term of up to three years.