Selling fake tickets and impersonating govt officials among common scams in S'pore

These crimes accounted for 68.1 per cent of the top 10 scams reported last year.
These crimes accounted for 68.1 per cent of the top 10 scams reported last year.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

SINGAPORE - Last year, the top 10 scams resulted in people being cheated of more than $201 million in total.

E-commerce scams, social media impersonation scams, loan scams and banking-related phishing scams were of particular concern, said the police, as these crimes accounted for 68.1 per cent of the top 10 scams reported last year.

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