32-year-old woman arrested for unauthorised use of credit card

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SINGAPORE - A 32-year-old woman has been arrested by police for the unauthorised use of another person's credit card.

In a statement today (July 17), police said they received a report on April 13, 2016, from a victim that there were unauthorised credit card transactions made from her card on various online sales platforms.

Officers from the Tanglin Division conducted investigations to establish the identity of the female suspect and arrested her on July 5.

The suspect will be charged in court on July 19 for the offences of Dishonest Misappropriation of Property and Unauthorised Access to Computer Material.

Any person convicted for Dishonest Misappropriation of Property may face a jail term of up to two years, with fine, or with both.

Any person convicted for Unauthorised Access to Computer Material may be fined up to $5,000 or jailed for a term up to two years, or both.

Those convicted for the second time or more may face a fine of up to $10,000 or jailed for up to three years, or both.

candicec@sph.com.sg

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