Amount cheated from the most prolific types of scams in Singapore in 2018

This statistic shows the total amount cheated off the victims of the five types of scams identified by the Singapore police as of utmost concern in 2018. In 2018, approximately 27.5 million Singapore dollars were cheated off the victims of internet love scams in Singapore. In comparison, approximately half that amount, 12.7 million Singapore dollars, were cheated off the victims of so-called "China officials" impersonation scams.

Amount of losses cheated from the five types of scams* of biggest concern in Singapore in 2018

Amount cheated of in million Singapore dollars
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Release date

February 2019



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Supplementary notes

*These types of scams were identified by the Singapore Police Force as being of great concern.

Note: 1 Singapore dollar is equivalent to 0.74 U.S dollars and 0.65 euros (as of March 11, 2018).

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