Farah Daley reports:
In an island-wide anti-scam operation, the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) and Police Intelligence Department (PID) arrested nine men, aged between 18 to 43, and a 16-year-old youth for their suspected involvement in a recent spate of banking-related malware scam cases.
Another three men and three women, aged 17 to 60, are assisting in investigations.
The police said in a statement that they have received increasing reports informing that malware was used to compromise Android mobile devices, resulting in unauthorised transactions made from the victims’ bank accounts even though they did not divulge their Internet banking credentials, one-time-passwords (OTPs) or Singpass credentials to anyone.
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