The Straits Times' News In A Minute: Feb 12, 2016

In The Straits Times News In A Minute today, we look at:

*  Overall crime rose 4 per cent, mainly driven by an increase in online commercial crimes such as cheating involving e-commerce and internet love scams. 

* Serial cheat Sim Tee Peng who posed as a lawyer to trick 21 victims out of nearly $1.8 million, was sentenced to more than seven years' jail today. 

* The Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park's family of five otters, also known as the Bishan5, have five new pups