Number of China Officials Impersonation scams in Singapore 2016-2018

This statistic shows the number of cases of a type of scam common in Singapore, known as the China Officials Impersonation scam, from 2016 to 2018. In 2016, 487 cases of scams involving the scammer impersonating as a Chinese official were recorded. In 2018, 302 cases of such scams were reported.

Number of cases of China Officials Impersonation* scams in Singapore from 2016 to 2018

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Release date

February 2019



Survey time period

2016 to 2018

Supplementary notes

*China Officials Impersonation scams are a type of scam common in Singapore, involving the scammer impersonating a Chinese government or bank official to con the victim out of large amounts of cash.

Data for 2016 found in previous report.

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