News Stories

The following is a compilation of news stories on investment scams and unregulated investment schemes. Click on each box to find out more.

Investors file police reports against property company
by Lorna Tan

A land-banking scheme that offered attractive returns for cash investments in real estate in the United States and Canada has come under the spotlight.

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Spot the scam
by Lorna Tan

Red flags include high returns, low risk claims and pressure selling tactics. News that about 70 retail investors were crying foul over…

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If returns sound too good to be true, they usually are.
by Wong Wei Han

Investment scheme or scam? Experts offer tips on how to tell if offers are legitimate…

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20 say they lost S$1m in investment scam.
by Carolyn Khew and Toh Yong Chuan

Bank employee Jeffrey Tan considers himself to be savy in making financial investments. But last December, the 30-year old began putting $20,000…

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Investors left in the lurch as diamond firm folds up.
by Lorna Tan

Along with other customers of Asia Fine Diamonds (AFD), Mr Stephen Yeo learnt the hard way that diamonds are not his best friends…

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Another agarwood investment scheme under scrutiny.
by Lorna Tan

Over 400 people have invested $9.5 million with OPC, even as clients of TFV file police reports…

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