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Scam Alert: Senior Advantage Website Offering Fake Membership

The Police have alerted the public of a recent scam tactic that targets the senior community to sign up for fake membership on a "Senior Advantage" website.   Victims would come across online advertisements or emails advertising "Senior Advantage" membership and when they click on the URL em

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Does Starhub send promo notification SMS via +65 90245932 or is it a scam?

I've been receiving notifications about promotions and recontract from +65 90245932 and the link redirects to what seems to be the legitimate Starhub page so I did not suspect anything until I read a news article that numbers with "+" are from overseas. I can't remember if I input my starhub login i

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Received a call from +65 85151638 claiming it’s from DBS

Received a call from +65 85151638. Out of curiosity I answered and the automated voice said that they have tried to contact me a few times and prompted me to press 3 to speak to customer service officer. I hung up after hearing the mandarin version of the message.

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HELPPP..........I did a survey to provide experience satisfaction But the system kept sending me error messages........

Hi, What i did was completed a Customer Satisfaction Survey. Then i kept getting the error messages. It have been sending to me since 5.30pm 2 Dec 2020...And now still sending every 10 minutes.....Still sending NOW.....HELPPPP....Any advice how i can stop it? Called the Hotline around 6pm, just tol

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Do not answer calls from +65 8689 5870

I received a scam call from +65 8689 5870 saying my line will be terminated within 2 hours if I don’t provide my information. I hung up upon hearing the auto message. please do not answer calls from this number!

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Scam Alerts: Protect Yourself Against Scammers

These days, scams come in many forms and if you do go online or own a mobile number, you leave digital footprints and you run a risk of getting your personal data or money stolen if you’re not careful. And what worries us the most is that many of these scammers are impersonating Telcos such as

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Robot scam call from +65 90587600

Received a call from +65 90587600 on Sunday 22 November 2020 at 11:26am. It was an automated call with female voice claiming to be from a company I hung up before I finished listening to it. 

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New Phishing Scams Involving Fake Bank Ads and Lucky Draws on Whatsapp and Facebook

The police have reported that a new phishing scam has surfaced on the internet where scammers try to obtain victims’ personal details including banking details and make unauthorized withdrawals. Using social messaging platforms like Whatsapp and Facebook advertisements, the scammers disguise

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Banking-Related Phishing Scams increased by more than 2,500% in Singapore in first half of 2020

As compared to the same period in 2019, the total number of banking-related scams increased by more than 2,500% this year and it ranks the fourth-highest number of reported cases among all scam types. In addition to the rise number of cases, the total amount cheated increased from S$93,000 to S$3.6

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Scam sites featuring StarHub logo "giving away" expensive phones, tablets and netflix subscriptions for doing survey / winning lucky draw

Hi everyone, Over the last few days, I stumbled upon this popup on my mobile browser and also noted that several customers had contacted us via Facebook to ask about the same. This is indeed a scam. Please do not attempt to answer any questions or follow any instructions on the page. Close the

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