Car dealers warn of two men making bogus purchases

File photo of the Volkswagen Singapore showroom in Alexandra Road.
File photo of the Volkswagen Singapore showroom in Alexandra Road.PHOTO: ST FILE

At least four car showrooms in Alexandra Road were recently visited by phantom shoppers.

Two men, who looked to be in their 20s and who identified themselves as Mr Jerald Low and Mr Timothy Yeo, entered the showrooms and offered to buy cars with cheques that were later cancelled.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 26, 2019, with the headline 'Car dealers warn of two men making bogus purchases'. Subscribe