Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Couple jailed total of 124 months for talisman scam in Singapore...

An elderly couple who swindled victims of more than S$800,000 (RM2,512,467) over 10 years, by selling talismans touted to have “special powers”, was sentenced to jail yesterday by a district court judge.

Ng Kim Yew, 62, was sentenced to 69 months’ jail, while her husband Ong Choon Lin, 67, was sentenced to 55 months’ jail.

They were each convicted of 20 charges, involving three victims, of abetment by conspiring to cheat from 2005 to October 2015.

The judge took into consideration 23 charges in sentencing Ng and 18 charges in sentencing Ong.

The total amount involved in Ng’s case was S$816,868, while that for Ong was S$734,068.

 During the 23-day trial, the court heard that the couple cheated three victims, who cannot be identified, of S$486, 268. Full story...

Related posts:
  1. Singaporean loses $270k in bogus China cops scam...
  2. Malaysian fishcake trader loses RM6,000 to threesome...
  3. American paid Nityananda $400,000 for "instant enlightenment!"
  4. Why are people so incredibly gullible?
  5. Teacher, 65, loses home and £120k life savings to internet conman ...
  6. Malaysian teacher scammed of US$47,000 by Nigerian Facebook "friend"
  7. Malaysian woman drugged, robbed and blackmailed by online "lover" 
  8. HIV positive gay Casanova in Malaysia cons 200 young men via Facebook !!!
  9. American woman falls for online scam and ends up in Australia!!!

No comments:

Post a Comment