A screenshot of the messages sent by an unlicensed money lender to Madam Tan. Between January and April 2018, harassment cases without damage to property by loan sharks increased 17.5 per cent to 942 cases as compared to the same period in 2017. Photo: Singapore Police Force

Harassment cases in Singapore by loansharks rise as they go digital

Telecommunications authorities are now working with police after loan sharks send messages with clips showing damage and harassment

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A screenshot of the messages sent by an unlicensed money lender to Madam Tan. Between January and April 2018, harassment cases without damage to property by loan sharks increased 17.5 per cent to 942 cases as compared to the same period in 2017. Photo: Singapore Police Force
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