Loansharks using social networking sites to 'recruit' runners

Loansharks using social networking sites to 'recruit' runners

Yahoo Singapore·2017-12-21 14:05

Unlicensed moneylenders have been turning to dating or social networking sites such as OkCupid and Locanto as a new means to harass their debtors, said the police on Wednesday (20 December).

In such cases, these moneylenders would pose as females on such sites to look for male partners.

Under the pretext of a date, the victims would then be directed to meet at the addresses belonging to the moneylenders’ debtors. The male subjects would be directed to take photos, videos or knock on the door to affirm that they had arrived at the given residential addresses.

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