What is the CAD?

The Commercial Affairs Department (“CAD”) is a highly specialised and competent elite unit of the Singapore Police Force that reports to the Ministry of Home Affairs. It is the principal white-collar crime investigation agency in Singapore and is tasked with the investigation of financial and commercial crimes. The most complex financial crimes are handled by […]

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Cryptocurrency Scams

Cryptocurrencies are not legal tender in Singapore. They do not have intrinsic value and are often subject to sharp price swings driven by speculation. Cryptocurrency providers and exchanges in Singapore are regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) and are subject to anti-money laundering and counterterrorist-financing rules. Payment Services Act 2019 Cryptocurrencies are classified […]

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