Man Arrested For Selling Fake Rolex Watches via Facebook Marketplace

A 25-year-old man has been arrested by Singapore police for his suspected involvement in a series of e-commerce scams, involving the purported sale of fake Rolex watches.

According to the news release, the police said that between May and October 2022, they received several reports from victims who were purportedly cheated by an online seller, who had allegedly advertised the sale of Rolex watches via Facebook Marketplace.

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“The man was believed to have met with the victims and handed over fake Rolex watches upon receiving their payments via PayNow” the police added.

“Through investigations, officers from Ang Mo Kio Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on 13 October 2022. Preliminary investigations revealed that the man is believed to be involved in other similar cases with losses amounting to more than $88,000” said the police in news release.

The man will be charged in court on 15 October 2022 with cheating under Section 420 of the Penal Code 1871. The offence of cheating carries an imprisonment term of up to ten years and a fine.

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