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Teen arrested for attempting to extort money from woman using confidential information, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 19-year-old has been arrested for a series of suspected extortion attempts, including one in which he tried to extort money from a woman. The police said in a statement on Wednesday (July 17) that they received a report from the woman on Tuesday that an online acquaintance had threatened to upload confidential information relating her if she did not transfer money to the person. It is understood that the information was private and personal to the victim. Officers from the Bedok Police Division identified the teenager and…

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Shanghai talk show host arrested for sharing stock tips ahead of next week’s debut of the tech focused Star Market

Shanghai police have detained Liao Yingqiang, a well-known TV host, along with seven employees of his company, for providing stock tips to small investors ahead of the trading debut of the city’s new technology innovation board Star Market.The police said in a statement on Monday evening that Liao and seven others, including his elderly brother, offered advisory services to investors through seminars without obtaining proper licences from authorities.The police did not reveal the full names of… Source link

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Man arrested for allegedly stealing $13,000 worth of items in Yishun, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A safe containing jewellery, branded pens, two mobile phones and a laptop amounting to $13,000 was found to be stolen from a residential unit in Yishun. The incident, which took place along Yishun Avenue 6, was reported to the police on Friday (July 12) around 1pm. On Sunday, a 58-year-old man was arrested along Bukit Batok Street 52 for his suspected involvement in the housebreaking case. His identity was established with the help of police cameras and officers from the Woodlands police division. The man is expected to…

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Nine men arrested over rioting at Duxton Hill, Singapore News

A group of about 20 men and women were captured on video in a confrontation at a carpark at Duxton Hill yesterday. Nine men have been arrested for rioting. Videos of the incident shared with The New Paper showed the group arguing outside a bar near the carpark yesterday. Several men could be heard shouting aggressively amid screams from one of the women. A woman, who wanted to be known only as Miss Mon, was at work in a nearby shop when she heard the commotion. “My colleagues and I…

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Celebrity DJ Tenashar arrested twice in three days for suspected drug offences, trespass, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Celebrity DJ Tenashar has been arrested twice in the space of three days – for drug offences in Johor, then trespass and drug-related offences in Singapore. Debbie Valerie Tenashar Long was released from prison less than two months ago for drug offences dating from 2015. However, she was arrested after an incident last Friday (July 5) in Johor Bahru and a Johor police source told The Straits Times on Thursday (July 11) that the 33-year-old’s urine samples had tested positive for drugs. She was subsequently released and returned…

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$80,000 worth of fake luxury goods seized in Far East Plaza raids, 6 people arrested, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Six people were arrested on Sunday (July 7) for allegedly selling fake luxury goods and apparel, after police raided retail outlets at Far East Plaza. The police said in a statement on Tuesday night that the four women and two men, aged between 26 and 54, were nabbed during a 16-hour operation by the police’s Criminal Investigation Department against seven retail outlets. More than 500 pieces of trademark-infringing goods – such as footwear, watches, bags, caps and accessories – were seized during the raids. These goods have an…

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Man arrested for alleged use of counterfeit $50 notes, believed to have printed his own notes, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 57-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly using counterfeit $50 notes on at least two occasions. In a statement on Monday (July 8), the police said that they received a report that several counterfeit $50 notes were found near Upper Bukit Timah Road on July 5. Officers of the Commercial Affairs Department established the identity of the man and arrested him on Monday. Six $50 notes which are believed to be counterfeits, a printer, some printing papers and clothing were seized as case exhibits. Preliminary investigations found…

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Man arrested for suspected drink driving after car bursts into flames at Pasir Ris Drive 1, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 44-year-old man has been arrested for suspected drink driving after the car he was in crashed into a road divider and subsequently burst into flames on Sunday morning (July 7). Police said they were alerted to an accident involving a car along Pasir Ris Drive 1, towards Punggol Central, at 6.53am. No injuries were reported in the incident. Photos on Telegram group SgRoad Blocks show the car engulfed in flames, with plumes of smoke billowing out of it. The police are investigating the incident. This article was…

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Grab deliveryman arrested for stealing customer’s shoes at Keat Hong Close, Singapore News

A 27-year-old man who was caught on camera stealing a pair of shoes from outside a customer’s home has been arrested. Video footage of the June 20 incident went viral after being posted on social media and Grab told Stomp that it was investigating the matter. The police said they were alerted to the theft of shoes outside a residential unit along Keat Hong Close on June 27, at about 9pm. “Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras and CCTV cameras, officers from Jurong Police…

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Man arrested for drink driving after crashing vehicle outside supermarket in Ang Mo Kio, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man was arrested for drink driving after he drove into shelves and refrigerators outside a Giant supermarket in Ang Mo Kio early on Friday (June 28). The police were alerted to the incident at Block 316B Ang Mo Kio Street 31 at 2.10am. There were no reported injuries and the 37-year-old driver was subsequently arrested for drink driving, the authorities said. An eyewitness told Chinese-language paper Shin Min Daily News that the man had lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a metal barrier outside the…

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