Home Briefs: Teen arrested over online cheating

Teen arrested over online cheating

A 19-year-old teenager has been arrested for suspected involvement in several online cheating cases.

The police said yesterday that they had received several reports of victims being cheated after making online purchases via a mobile marketplace application.

The victims had transferred money to an unknown seller's bank account either as a deposit or payment for discounted tickets to Universal Studios Singapore, but failed to receive the tickets after that.

Early investigations revealed that the suspect is likely involved in more than nine similar cases.

New age technology for old age home

Singapore-based healthcare technology solutions provider Napier Healthcare Solutions launched its nursing home system for the Lee Ah Mooi Old Age Home yesterday.

The cloud-based system lets both clinical and administrative staff manage residents' detailed information wirelessly.

The home's administrator Then Kim Yuan said the system has made it easier for staff to ensure that information is accurate.

The fully-digital home now meets the Ministry of Health's Enhanced Nursing Home Standards for intermediate and long-term care.

$292k delivered for Gaza's poor, needy

A sum of $292,159 was handed over to Turkish international relief agency, Kimse Yok Mu, to aid humanitarian efforts in war-torn Gaza yesterday.

The funds were part of the $1.194 million raised in 2014 by the Rahmatan Lil Alamin Foundation (RLAF) and all 68 mosques here.

The money will help build 30 new homes and provide 500 homes for the poor and needy with lighting.

Police nab robbery suspect in 3 hours

All it took was three hours for police from the Central Division to nab an alleged robber early yesterday morning.

The 43-year-old man had allegedly punched his male victim in the face before taking $200 from him on Sunday in Rochor Canal Road.

The suspect, who was caught in Buffalo Road with the stolen cash, is expected to appear before the court today.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 21, 2016, with the headline 'Home Briefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe