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The Singapore Police Force (SPF) has published its Annual Scams and Cybercrime Brief for 2023.

Highlights from the report include:

  • The number of scam and cybercrime cases increased by 49.6% to 50,376 in 2023, compared to 33,669 cases in 2022;
  • In 2023, the Anti-Scam Command conducted 24 anti-scam enforcement operations, leading to the investigation of over 9,600 money mules and scammers;
  • The SPF will continue to fight scams through enforcement, engagement and education in 2024, including collaborations with banks and telecommunication platforms; and
  • Regulatory enhancements will allow the SPF to take action against money mules.

Firms can remain aware of key scam and cybercrime-related trends identified during the past year by reading the SPF brief.

https://www.police.gov.sg/Media-Room/Police-Life/2024/02/Three-Things-you-Should-Know-About-the-Annual-Scams-and-Cybercrime-Brief-2023

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