iPhone scammer gets 16 months jail after running a sham sale online

Tech 11-1-2017 Mashable 139

Justice has come for an iPhone scammer who thought he found a quick way to cheat folks online.

A 31-year-old Singaporean man has been sentenced to jail for getting over S$10,000 ($7,000) from 15 victims who thought they were buying iPhone 7 Plus devices from him.

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Cai Jiaxiang, a serial scammer who has been in and out of jail for a decade according to Today, scammed potential buyers by promising to sell them iPhone 7 Plus phones if they paid an upfront deposit of S$100 - S$400 ($70 - $280) on Carousell, an online consumer-to-consumer marketplace.  Read more...

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