Stories you might’ve missed, Aug 8

We debited the bill twice: SP Group notice of excess deduction of customer’s bill is a scam


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In yet another attempt to lure recipients into clicking phishing links, scammers are now posing as SP Group, this time in the form of an excess deduction on customers’ bill amounts.

The possibility of paying more than needed and an option for a refund may push unsuspecting recipients to click the link that would otherwise enable scammers with access to private information.

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Chicken rice on menu S$4.50 but customers must pay either S$5.50 or S$6.50 upon ordering because ‘kampung chicken is expensive’


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After choosing chicken rice stated as S$4.50 on the menu, a customer was surprised he only had two options, S$5.50 or S$6.50, upon ordering.

“Tong Fong Fatt at 16 Bedok South Road is doing it again,” wrote a Facebook page Complaint Singapore member on Friday (Aug 5).

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M’sian man adopts dog and eats it, rescuer checks up on pup’s condition only to find out the ‘stew tasted delicious’


Photo: FB screengrab/May CCus

Imagine the surprise of an animal rescuer checking up on a previously adopted dog’s condition only to discover that it was made into stew.

The animal rescuer was assured that the adopter loved dogs. Little did she know that this extended to a specific palate.

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Pritam Singh on gov’t takeover of Singapore Sports Hub: How much has the gov’t charged SHPL for non-performance?


The government’s partnership with Sports Hub Pte Ltd has been terminated, and the government would take over management and ownership beginning from Dec 9, the Sport SG said on June 10.

Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh (WP-Aljunied GRC) noted on Monday (Aug 1) that in 2014, the then-Minister of Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) had said there was a provision for deductions in the event of non-performance or non-availability for use.

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Driver flashes Malaysian passport to cut queue at Tuas Second Link, points at his car plate to justify his act of entitlement


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After getting stuck in traffic for hours, a motorist was caught on camera brandishing his Malaysian passport as he cut the queue along Tuas Second Link.

The driver also pointed at his Malaysia-registered license plate, seemingly to indicate he had the right of way because he was Malaysian returning to Malaysia.

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