Home Briefs: Man arrested over employment scams

Man arrested over employment scams

A 48-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for his suspected involvement in multiple cases of employment scams.

Since late June, police have received reports from victims saying they were cheated of money in such scams after posting their resume on social media platforms to seek jobs.

Police said yesterday that the suspect contacted the victims to arrange for interviews, where he would then collect money from them as "agent fees".


Man nabbed over fake $100, $50 notes

A 29-year-old man was arrested for his suspected involvement in the production of $100 and $50 counterfeit notes on Tuesday.

On July 13, the police received a report that a $100 counterfeit note was presented at a coffee shop in Upper Paya Lebar Road. The suspect's identity was established through CCTV footage and a fake $50 note was seized upon his arrest.


Indian CultureFest in Little India kicks off

The Indian Heritage Centre CultureFest kicked off yesterday with the lighting of a ceremonial lamp by Minister for Trade and Industry S. Iswaran.

The celebration of Indian arts and culture continues till next weekend in Little India. Among the highlights are a mass Bollywood dance party and musical performances featuring Indian and Chinese traditional instruments.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 23, 2016, with the headline 'Home Briefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe