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Your grandson got beaten and I want $300,000

Postby Jennifer » Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:47 am

Sounds like Crime Watch, right?

This morning, my MIL received such a call.

She panic, dialled my mobile phone, cant get through (dunno what number she dialled).

She called my SIL who in turn called me. She was on her way to MIL house to pick her up to go to her place this morning. I called my elder boy on his mobile phone. Luckily it was recess and he picked up the call.

It could not be my younger boy bcos I sent him to school this morning.

All this time, the caller was still on the phone.

MIL has 2 telephone lines at home. One engaged with the caller, one she was told not to pick up.

We called and called.

Finally she picked up the call and whispered into the handset.

I blasted at her for not picking up the call. We were worried she might fall prey to the scam.

True enough, MIL was in shock and was about to do what the caller suggested: go meet at somewhere with her NRIC and bank passbook.

I suggested to her to make a police report. Anyone knows what police contact number to call to make this report? not 999, right?

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Re: Your grandson got beaten and I want $300,000

Postby ChiefKiasu » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:07 am

You can call 999 if you want, or go down to the neighborhood post nearest to you. Here is the contact info you need:
http://www.spf.gov.sg/contactus/contactus_index.htm

Make sure your MIL does not leave her house.

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Re: Your grandson got beaten and I want $300,000

Postby nansk » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:11 am

What a caring MIL you have!

So sorry your family went through this ordeal. I wonder if a public education programme can be implemented for our senior citizens, either through letters from (say) the CPF Board or through the CCs/RCs.

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Re: Your grandson got beaten and I want $300,000

Postby Nebbermind » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:14 am

I ever received a call.

"爸爸,出事了”

immediately I knew it was a bl00dy scam coz no one speaks mandarin to me!!! :laugh:

So I went on a higher pitch voice and "ha?"

It changed "妈妈。出事了!”

WT :censored: !

After a few 'ha?', it gave up!

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Re: Your grandson got beaten and I want $300,000

Postby Jennifer » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:15 am

I called police hotline 1800-2550000 and made a police report.

MIL is with SIL now.

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Re: Your grandson got beaten and I want $300,000

Postby Nebbermind » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:20 am

Another time I received a call on the land line...

"这里是新加波高挺法院。。。“

Something like this...

I was like :scratchhead: , SG govt never use Mandarin lah!!! WT :censored: !

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Re: Your grandson got beaten and I want $300,000

Postby Jennifer » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:29 am

I got some details about the call.

Caller: hello, I let you hear this

Sb crying: dun beat me

MIL: xx (my elder boy's name), u ok?

Caller took over the phone.

MIL: u dun beat my grandson.

See the above, she let people know what is the name of the "victim" and the relationship between the "victim" and herself.

Hiaz, please remind your elders at home not to repeat this mistake.

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Re: Your grandson got beaten and I want $300,000

Postby Jennifer » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:33 am

All this while, I was more worried for SIL who was driving to MIL's place.

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Re: Your grandson got beaten and I want $300,000

Postby Canvas » Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:27 pm

Jennifer wrote:Sounds like Crime Watch, right?

This morning, my MIL received such a call.

She panic, dialled my mobile phone, cant get through (dunno what number she dialled).

She called my SIL who in turn called me. She was on her way to MIL house to pick her up to go to her place this morning. I called my elder boy on his mobile phone. Luckily it was recess and he picked up the call.

It could not be my younger boy bcos I sent him to school this morning.

All this time, the caller was still on the phone.

MIL has 2 telephone lines at home. One engaged with the caller, one she was told not to pick up.

We called and called.

Finally she picked up the call and whispered into the handset.

I blasted at her for not picking up the call. We were worried she might fall prey to the scam.

True enough, MIL was in shock and was about to do what the caller suggested: go meet at somewhere with her NRIC and bank passbook.

I suggested to her to make a police report. Anyone knows what police contact number to call to make this report? not 999, right?


Making a police report is the best. Thanks for sharing too. My MIL is very timid and might fall for such a trick.

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Re: Your grandson got beaten and I want $300,000

Postby Canvas » Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:28 pm

Nebbermind wrote:I ever received a call.

"爸爸,出事了”

immediately I knew it was a bl00dy scam coz no one speaks mandarin to me!!! :laugh:

So I went on a higher pitch voice and "ha?"

It changed "妈妈。出事了!”

WT :censored: !

After a few 'ha?', it gave up!


:rotflmao:

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