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Motor insurance fraud: Reports of sham accidents on the rise
Motor insurance fraud: Reports of sham accidents on the rise

Posted on November 15, 2017. Majority of the cases are linked to syndicates that trick unsuspecting individuals into doing their dirty work. SINGAPORE: While a good number of traffic accidents in Singapore are exactly that – unfortunate accidents – some of them might point to something more sinister. According to the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD),

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Woman jailed for letting her car be used in staged accident
Woman jailed for letting her car be used in staged accident

Posted on November 01, 2017. SINGAPORE: A woman was sentenced to 11 months’ jail for conspiring to cheat an insurance company of S$21,849.55 by letting her car be used in a staged accident. Although Ho was not personally involved in the bogus accident, the prosecution argued that she knowingly allowed her vehicle to be used in a staged

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LTA cuts vehicle growth rate to zero
LTA cuts vehicle growth rate to zero

Posted on October 23, 2017. SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Monday (Oct 23) that Singapore’s vehicle growth rate will be cut to zero, down from the current 0.25 per cent, for all private passenger cars (Categories A and B) and motorcycles (Category D). The change will take effect from February next year as the

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Uber imposes waiting charge on tardy riders in Singapore
Uber imposes waiting charge on tardy riders in Singapore

Posted on October 04, 2017. SINGAPORE: Uber passengers – show up on time or pay a penalty. Ride-hailing service Uber said on Monday (Oct 2) it has begun charging passengers a late fee of S$0.20 per minute, if their drivers are kept waiting for more than three minutes. The timer begins when the driver arrives at

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