Man arrested after woman loses S$5.4m in China officials impersonation scam
A customer withdraws Singapore dollar notes from an automated teller machine (ATM). (File photo: Roslan RAHMAN / AFP)
SINGAPORE: A 31-year-old Malaysian man has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a China officials impersonation scam, the Singapore Police Force said in a news release on Tuesday (May 15).
A woman fell for the scam in November last year and lost S$5.4 million. She was led to believe that she had to surrender all her money to Chinese authorities to assist in investigations, said the police.