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SINGAPORE: A teenager who cheated men of money by pretending to be a woman offering sexual services was sentenced on Thursday (Sep 30) to reformative training.

Jerell Lim Jing Kai, 19, pleaded guilty to six charges, five of which were for cheating. The remaining charge was for his role in an investment scam.

He was sentenced to six months’ reformative training, with 11 other charges taken into consideration for sentencing.

The court heard that Lim set up profiles of women on the website locanto.com, using images he got off Instagram. He then offered sexual services to two men who messaged him.

Lim had the victims transfer the money to bank accounts belonging to others, with who he split the money. The victims cannot be named due to a gag order to protect their identities.

SEX SCAMS

In February last year, Lim set up a profile under the name “Bernise”, claiming to be a 20-year-old woman. He approached his friend…

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