Man arrested for extorting cash from ex-girlfriend with threats to expose intimate photos

A 45-year-old suspect has been arrested for threatening to expose intimate photographs of his former girlfriend, police said.
A 45-year-old suspect has been arrested for threatening to expose intimate photographs of his former girlfriend, police said.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE -A 45-year-old suspect has been arrested for threatening to expose intimate photographs of his former girlfriend, police said.

A 39-year-old woman reported to police on Monday (June 13) that her ex-boyfriend had threatened on Sunday to expose their past intimate photographs.

She gave him $350 due to his threats before lodging the police report.

The suspect was arrested along West Coast Drive less than seven hours after the report was made, police said.