Don’t get scammed while shopping online on Singles’ Day, Black Friday: Police, SingCERT

SINGAPORE – Those hoping to have an online shopping spree on Black Friday and Singles’ Day should be careful not to get scammed, the authorities have warned. In a statement on Saturday morning (Nov 10), the police said that scammers look to cheat victims eager to take advantage of big discounts. Singles’ Day, falling on Nov 11 (also known as 11.11), is a 24-hour multibillion-dollar sales event that popular online retailers like Taobao, Zalora, and Amazon typically take part in. Black Friday, originally a US shopping promotion, is on Nov…

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