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Three strokes of a bamboo cane for Singapore forum 'scammer'

Date: July 01, 2008
Source: The Register
By: John Oates

A British man faces caning and a prison sentence for allegedly conning members of an IT forum in Singapore.

Members of the VR-Zone forum used "mass ordering" to make savings when buying hardware - they teamed up to make large orders which earned them discounts. But Johnson Henry Plant, a 36-year-old British national, is accused of exploiting this to con $10,000 SGD (3,700) out of over 50 forum members.

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