Police warn of police hotline impersonation scam

Police warn of police hotline impersonation scam

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SINGAPORE: The police on Wednesday (May 9) warned of a scam involving the use of a police hotline number.In an advisory, the police said they had received information that people were receiving calls seemingly from the Criminal Investigation Department's hotline number, 6435 0000.
arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of being involved in a China officials impersonation scam.Last month, the police issued a similar warning about phone scams by callers impersonating government officials. Members of the public can call the police hotline at 1800-255 0000 or submit information online at www.police.gov.sg/iwitness should they have any related information, or call 999 only if urgent police assistance is required.
Source: CNA/nc