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Immigration Scam: ICA in Singapore warns of phone callers impersonating it’s officers reported that the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has issued a public advisory warning members of the public of an ongoing phone scam. Over the past week, ICA has received reports of suspicious callers claiming to be ICA officers, it said in a statement on Friday. Read Article

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Singapore: Father loses thousands in kidnapped son scam

As reported by a man lost S$5,000 in a kidnap scam after he was told that his “son” had been caught by loansharks, and that he would not be released until the money owed was paid back. Out of fear the victim, who wanted to be known as “Mr Sim”, remitted money to the [...]

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Sri Lanka: Two women arrested in work visa scam at Bandaranaike Airport

As reported by Sri Lankan customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake stopped two women from the Eastern Province from departing to the Middle East for jobs on Thursday April 4, as their visas were visit visas and not work visas. Read Article

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HCM, Vietnam: Man arrested in Gucci bags smuggling case

According to on April 3, HCM City police arrested Le Hong Duc, 35, in District 1, HCM City, an employee of the Gucci-Milano shop at his home to investigate the behavior of smuggling. Related to this case, the police are also hunting Tran Anh Tuan, the boss of Gucci-Milano store, who has fled, to [...]

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Malaysia: STU warn teachers about credit card scam

According to Sarawak Teachers’ Union (STU) raised the red flag yesterday calling on members and teachers to be alert on a credit card scam to avoid falling victims. STU secretary-general Yong Ing Thung was commenting on the news report where more than 100 teachers from seven primary and secondary schools here lodged police reports [...]

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Tripura, India: police arrest 3 suspects, seize counterfeit Indian currency

According to police seized a huge stock of fake Indian currency from three people in south Tripura on Thursday. They suspected the detainees to be part of a cross-border racket engaged in circulation of fake currency. Read Article

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Malaysia: Pakistani man arrested for trying to pass counterfeit bills at hotel

According to a Pakistani man pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here Thursday to possessing counterfeit money last month. Read Article

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Kasaragod, New Delhi: Man arrested for involvement in counterfeit currency scheme

As reported by the National Investigation Agency has arrested a man from Kasargod in New Delhi in connection with the counterfeit currency racket that was busted in Kannur in September 2011. The arrested is identified as Mohammed Yusuf (39). He was arrested as soon as he landed at Delhi airport from Dubai. Read Article

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Bangladesh: Millions in counterfeit Indian currency seized along with bombs, 16 people arrested

According to Bangladesh police on Saturday said they have arrested four Pakistanis and 12 others and seized 8 crude bombs and 12.9 million in fake Indian currency while the group was allegedly planning subversive activities. Read Article

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India customs officials: lenient laws behind the increase in gold smuggling

As reported by, the recent spate of gold smuggling through airport has made the authorities wonder if the laws are stringent enough to keep smuggling down. Many customs officials feel that not so strict laws are the reason behind the increase in smuggling. Read Article

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