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Below is a list of useful links we have compiled for our web visitors to stay informed on the relevant authorities to contact when in need. With knowledge, comes the power where we can avoid being victims of crimes/ scams.

*Note: On a word of caution - scammers may take opportunities to impersonate government authorities and officials; so do stay vigilant if you receive a phone call from any of the below organisations asking for your personal-, financial/ banking-, Singpass or any other confidential details. No government agencies nor organisations will ever ask for such details. Ignore and end such phone calls if you detect anything suspicious. Do alert and provide details to the affected authorities or organisations if you experience such an encounter.


Contact the relevant authorities for the following:

« Singapore Police Force (SPF):
For 
crime-related advice /matters during emergency & life-threatening situations and, non-emergency & non life-threatening situations


« National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC):
For advice /matters related to scams, unlicensed money lending / Ah Long and crime prevention


« Ministry of Law (MinLaw):
For advice /matters related to licensed moneylenders suspected of violating the Moneylenders Act (Cap.188) and its Rules
Reported 
errant licensed moneylenders will be investigated by the Registry and reported unlicensed moneylenders will be investigated by the Police


« Consumer Association of Singapore (CASE);
For advice /matters related to businesses/ companies suspected of c
ommitting any of the 24 unfair practices under the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act (CPFTA)


« 
Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS):
For advice /matters related to businesses/ companies suspected of operating illegitimate investment schemes

« Community Mediation Centre (CMC):
For advice /matters related to 
relational, community and social disputes





ORGANISATION

NCPC Logo Credit:  NCPC

FUNCTION

The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) is a non-profit organisation committed to promoting public awareness of and concern about crime and to propagate the concept of self-help in crime prevention. The Council comprises representatives from the commercial and industrial sectors, as well as from the public sector and the Singapore Police Force (SPF).

The objectives of the council are to:
- R
aise the level of public awareness and concern about crime;
- Encourage self-help in crime prevention;
- Examine, develop and recommend crime prevention measures suitable to the public;
- Coordinate efforts of organisations in crime prevention

Click to find out about the latest scams: Scam Alert

Read more about: NCPC

HOTLINE

Anti-Scams:
1800.722.6688


X Ah Long:
1800-924-5664





ORGANISATION

MinLaw Logo Credit:  MinLaw

FUNCTION

The mission of the Singapore Ministry of Law’s (MinLaw) is to advance access to justice, the rule of law, the economy and society through policy, law and services. While MinLaw plays several key roles, COP Community SG wishes to focus on Minlaw's particular role in the regulation of moneylending.

Click on Minlaw's List of Licensed Moneylenders in Singapore

Click on Minlaws' Advisory for Borrowers on Licensed Moneylending

Report a license moneylender to Minlaw at: 1800.2255.529 or submit online HERE 

Click on Minlaw's FAQs on Borrowing from Licensed Moneylenders

R
ead more about: MINLAW

HOTLINE

1800.2255.529

Mon - Fri
8.30am - 5pm





ORGANISATION

CASE Logo Credit:  CASE

FUNCTION

The Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed towards:
- Protecting consumers interest through information and education, and
- Promoting an environment of fair and ethical trade practices.

One of CASE's key achievements is in advocating for the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act (CPFTA) which came into effect on March 1, 2004.

Be informed on companies currently put on CASE Company Alert List

Click to lodge online complaint with CASE (related to consumer products and services)

Read more about: CASE

HOTLINE

6100.0315

Mon - Fri
9am - 5pm





ORGANISATION

MAS Logo Credit:  MAS

FUNCTION

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is Singapore’s central bank and integrated financial regulator in the banking, capital markets, insurance and payments sectors; with focus areas on anti-money laundering, enforcement, FinTech Regulatory Sandbox and cyber security.

Be informed on companies currently put on MAS Investor Alert List

Click to lodge online complaint with MAS (related to investment schemes)

Read more about: MAS

HOTLINE

6225.5577

Mon - Fri
8.30am - 5.30pm




ORGANISATION

CMC Logo Credit:  CMC, Minlaw

FUNCTION

The Community Mediation Centre (CMC) provides mediation services for citizens to resolve relational, community and social disputes.

If there is no issue of personal safety involved, the CMC encourages Self-Manage Conflict to try resolving an issue amicably instead of calling the police or other government agencies. The objective of this proactive approach is to save the relationship with the other party. Mediation discourages individuals to be too litigious; it is less expensive and seeks a win-win outcome.

Read more about: CMC


HOTLINE

1800.2255.529

Mon - Fri
8.30am - 5pm








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