Additional Tips to Protect Yourself from Fraud
Thieves are constantly exploring new and inventive methods for defrauding consumers. To minimize your chances of being targeted, you might want to consider following these basic guidelines:
- Scam Operators depend on the embarrassment and the silence of victims to stay in business. If you are the victim of a scam—or think someone has tried scamming you—take action.
- Report any suspicious activity involving unsolicited requests for your payment card information to your credit card issuing bank.
- Older family members or friends can sometimes be more vulnerable to scams. Help protect them against fraud and help them to report any fraudulent activity.
- Visit the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force web site to learn more about protecting yourself from scams and to stay up to date on the latest schemes and scams.