Protection Against Telecommunications Scam

In recent months, the Singapore Police Force has seen a persistent trend where Chinese students had fallen prey to Telecommunications Scam involving the impersonation of Chinese Law Enforcement Officials or Interpol Officers. To ensure your safety and peace of mind while studying in Singapore, we would like to remind you to be wary of such scam variant.

In collaboration with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Singapore, we would like to draw your attention to the enclosed poster via and video via, which depicts the various scam techniques used by the scammers or visit the National Crime Prevention Council’s website at You may wish to take note of the fake kidnap variant.http://

If you receive any suspicious call and would like to seek clarifications, you may call the Anti-Scam Hotline: 1800-722-6688 (Mon – Fri, 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. Excluding public holidays) or the China Embassy Consular Protection Helpline: +65 6475 0165.

Fighting scam is a community effort! We wish that you have an enjoyable experience in Singapore.

This message is jointly brought to you with the Singapore Police Force.