Man to be charged for pawning fake branded watches

A 53-year-old man has been arrested for pawning fake branded watches, the police said. Photo: Singapore Police Force

A 53-year-old man will be charged on Thursday (18 January) for allegedly pawning fake branded watches.

The police received a report on a case of cheating on Monday involving the pawning of such watches. The man, who was arrested on Tuesday, is believed to be involved in several similar cases of cheating at pawnshops islandwide, the police said in a media release on Wednesday.

Seven fake watches were seized from various pawnshops by the police.

If convicted of cheating, the man faces a jail term of up to 10 years and a fine.