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RWS & USS - online scam. BEWARE

Postby BeContented » Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:06 pm


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Re: RWS & USS - online scam. BEWARE

Postby poppy15 » Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:14 pm

:yikes: thanks for the highlight... this is indeed a case of cheating :nunchuk:

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Re: RWS & USS - online scam. BEWARE

Postby bigsnoopy » Wed Jun 22, 2011 7:16 pm

Thanks for the info.

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Re: RWS & USS - online scam. BEWARE

Postby SAHM_TAN » Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:27 pm

Somtimes prefer to book direct, at least if there's any issue can settle with hotel and not go through middle man. Also don't need to be afraid that the agency might suddenly close down or in this case a scam

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Re: RWS & USS - online scam. BEWARE

Postby LOLMum » Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:28 pm

all these scams going round............

there is posts under "money matter" about some money making opportunities which is also too good to be true......

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Re: RWS & USS - online scam. BEWARE

Postby tankee » Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:36 pm

i understand that those who frequent the casino can earn enough credits to redeem rooms and tickets to USS, among other things.

Perhaps that 2 person were "selling" their credits to fund their gambling? and eventually, perhaps the lost become too big that one of them decided to take the money and run? :?

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Re: RWS & USS - online scam. BEWARE

Postby Castle House » Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:15 am

Hi

Tankee.. that was what hb said so too...

Think the $$ is huge to resist.. suddenly so much $$ in their pocket.. sigh..

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Re: RWS & USS - online scam. BEWARE

Postby poppy15 » Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:19 am

actually i did browse thru this topic thread in SMH... wow, look at all the :mad: :rant: :nunchuk: :spank: :frustrated: there...

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Re: RWS & USS - online scam. BEWARE

Postby poppy15 » Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:10 pm

updates:

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/ ... 90/1/.html

"... Police confirmed that a woman in her early 30s was arrested in connection with the case and their investigations are ongoing.

Ms Sharifah Hanim Syed Idros is believed to be out on bail, according to the business partner, known to customers as Cyan, who had lodged a police report against her. Cyan also alerted customers on Wednesday of the arrest.... "

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Re: RWS & USS - online scam. BEWARE

Postby Nebbermind » Thu Jun 23, 2011 3:26 pm

actually the modus operandi of such scammers is typically like this:

1. they start off offering some discount for goods or services, maybe used etc of low value, few tens....value which consumers is willing to take the risk. Provide discount. Build a good reputation.

2. expand their range of goods and service. Ensure prompt delivery, improve discount due to bigger orders.

3. After building up their rep online and people start to put in bigger order and many more people join in (typically 'ask your friend lah, more people, more discount). They time their exit the moment they get their target $$$$.

So no matter what, u have to be aware of your risk....even if friend recommend coz it's a virtual world out there.

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