Car dealers warn of 2 men making bogus purchases, at least 4 showrooms affected

Several car showrooms along Alexandra Road, including that of Volkswagen (pictured) and Kia, were recently visited by two men who offered to buy cars with cheques that were later cancelled
Several car showrooms along Alexandra Road, including that of Volkswagen (pictured) and Kia, were recently visited by two men who offered to buy cars with cheques that were later cancelledPHOTO: GOOGLE MAPS

SINGAPORE - At least four car showrooms along Alexandra Road, including that of Volkswagen and Kia, were recently visited by a pair of phantom shoppers.

The two men, who looked to be in their 20s and identified themselves as Mr Jerald Low and Mr Timothy Yeo, entered the showrooms and offered to buy cars with cheques that were later cancelled. The failed payment in these cases went up to as high as $800,000 in one instance.

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