Ten most common scams in Singapore 2017-2018

This statistic shows the ten most common types of scams in 2018, and the number of such scams that occurred in 2017. In 2018, e-commerce scams was the most common type of scams in Singapore, with approximately 2.1 thousand cases reported. This was an increase from 2017, which saw approximately 1.9 thousand such cases being reported. In comparison, in 2018, there were 102 cases of fraudulent subscription of handphone lines reported.

Top ten most common scams in Singapore from 2017 to 2018, by number of cases

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Release date

February 2019



Survey time period

2017 to 2018

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