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Crime

$45,000 worth of drugs seized in operation by CNB

Drugs worth about $45,000 seized in an operation conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) earlier this week. The bureau said that a 38-year-old Singaporean male suspected drug trafficker was arrested in the late hours of Tuesday (16 April) in the vicinity of Woodlands Street 13, however, the suspect resisted arrest violently and necessary force was effected to place him under …

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Police issues advisory on scams involving fake buyers of old currency notes

17 cases of a scam involving scammers posing as interested buyers of old currency notes were reported to the Police since January 2019, with at least $44,000 cheated. According to the Singapore Police Force, the scammers would either send a friend request on Facebook or request to follow victims, who are sellers of old currency notes, on Instagram. Then after …

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32 nabbed for illegal horse betting activities

29 men and three women, aged between 39 and 79, were arrested for their suspected involvement in illegal horse betting activities. Officers from the Criminal Investigation Department and the seven Police land divisions conducted an island-wide operation at multiple locations including Jurong West, Chai Chee and Hougang on 14 April 2019. According to the police, cash amounting to about S$12,490, …

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Man arrested for series of E-Commerce scams worth more than $10,000

A 24-year-old man was arrested for his suspected involvement in a series of e-commerce scams after the Police acted upon everal reports from victims who were purportedly cheated by an online seller who was selling game consoles and mobile phones on Carousell, and renting rooms and cars on “Rent in Singapore” and Roomgo between December 2018 and March 2019. According …

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