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54-year-old man arrested for scams involving RWS and MBS staycation package on Carousell

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A 54-year-old man arrested for selling fake RWS and MBS staycation package on Carousell.

The police said that those victims made police reports between December 2017 to Jan 10 saying that they were cheated by an online Carousell seller who advertised staycation packages at Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands on Carousell.

Victims were asked to make payments via bank transfers after which the suspect ignored and could not be contacted.

Officers from Clementi Police Division identified the suspect and arrested him on February 14.

After extensive investigations, officers from Clementi Police Division identified the suspect and arrested him in Lorong 40 Geylang on Feb 14.

The police advise the members of the public to be caution in dealing with strangers:

Buy tickets only from authorised sellers and take note of the terms and conditions of the sale.
If advance payment is required, use shopping platforms that provide arrangements to release your payment to the seller only upon your receipt of the item.

If you need more information on scams, please visit www.scamalert.sg or call the anti-scam helpline on 1800-722-6688.

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