09/11/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/11/2019 07:31
Over the next few months, several events such as Formula 1, USS Halloween Horror Nights, as well as concerts featuring popular international artists such as Jay Chou, JJ Lin, Shawn Mendes, U2 and Backstreet Boys will be held in Singapore. From January to June 2019, the Police have received at least 137 reports of e-commerce scams involving sales of concert and event tickets. The victims either did not receive the tickets or received invalid tickets after payments were made.
Members of the public are advised to adopt the following crime prevention measures:
If you wish to provide any information related to such scams, please call the Police hotline at 1800-255-0000, or submit it online at www.police.gov.sg/iwitness. If you require urgent Police assistance, please dial '999'.
You may call the anti-scam helpline at 1800-722-6688 or go to www.scamalert.sgfor scam-related advice. Join the 'Let's Fight Scams!' campaign at www.scamalert.sg/fightby signing up as an advocate to receive up-to-date messages and share them with your family and friends. Together, we can help stop scams and prevent our loved ones from becoming the next victim of scam.
PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
11 September 2019 @ 11:00AM