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Woman Arrested For A Series Of Fraudulent Application Of Credit Cards And Credit Facilities

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by July 17, 2019 General

The Police have arrested a 40-year-old woman for her suspected involvement in a series of fraudulent application of credit cards and credit facilities.

In November 2018, the Police received a report from a victim that his particulars had been misused to apply for several credit cards. Through follow-up investigations, officers from the Commercial Affairs Department established the identity of the woman and arrested her on 16 July 2019. Preliminary investigations revealed that the woman is believed to have used the victim’s particulars to apply for several credit cards and credit facilities and used the credit cards to purchase several pieces of jewellery and obtained cash advances amounting to at least $25,000.

Investigations against the woman are ongoing. Anyone who is convicted of forgery for the purpose of cheating, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 10 years, and shall also be liable to fine. Anyone who is convicted of cheating, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 10 years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Police take a serious view against any person who may be involved in the forgery for the purpose of cheating and the perpetrators will be dealt with accordingly to the law.

Source: Singapore Police Force

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