White-Collar Crimes

Last updated on October 12, 2017

Find out more about the law on white-collar crimes (also known as commercial crimes) in Singapore.

Arrest and Investigation
  1. Police Investigation Process in Singapore
  2. When Can the Police Arrest Someone?: Arrestable and Non-Arrestable Offences in Singapore
  3. Police Arrest Procedure in Singapore
  4. Can a Civilian Arrest a Criminal in Singapore?
  5. Is lying to the police or authorities a punishable offence in Singapore?
  6. Surrender of Passport to the Police and How to Get It Back
  7. What to Do If You’re Being Investigated for a Criminal Offence in Singapore
  8. Can You Say No to a Lie Detector Test in Singapore? And Other FAQs
  9. Do You Have a "Right to Remain Silent" to the Police in Singapore?
  10. The Extradition Act: What If You Commit a Crime and Flee Singapore?
  11. Warrant of Arrest: What to Do If It is Issued Against You in Singapore
Bail
  1. The Essential Guide to Bail and Personal Bonds in Singapore
Prosecution
  1. Magistrate’s Complaints, Private Summons and Private Prosecutions in Singapore
  2. Prosecutorial Discretion in Singapore
  3. What is Private Prosecution?
  4. Compounding or Composition of Offences in Singapore
  5. Criminal Records in Singapore
  6. Plea Bargaining in Singapore: All You Need to Know
Criminal Proceedings
  1. Criminal Compensation in Singapore
  2. What Can I Do to Protect Myself in Self-Defence in Singapore?
  3. Claiming Trial as an Accused
  4. Mitigation Plea
  5. Pleading Guilty
  6. Criminal Appeals in Singapore
  7. Presidential Clemency in Singapore
  8. Probation in Singapore: Are You Eligible? Will You Have a Criminal Record?
  9. What Should You Do If You Witness a Crime in Singapore?
  10. Reformative Training in Singapore: When will it be Ordered?
  11. Visiting a Loved One in Prison (And on Death Row) in Singapore
  12. 7 Detention Orders in Singapore and When Will They be Ordered?
  13. Consequences of Receiving a Stern Warning in Singapore
  14. Are You Eligible for a Mandatory Treatment Order (MTO)?
  15. Can I Represent Myself in a Criminal Court Case in Singapore and How?
  16. Caning in Singapore: Judicial, School & Parental Corporal Punishment
Sexual Offences
  1. Legal Age for Sex in Singapore and Common Sexual Offences
  2. Accused of Molest: Outrage of Modesty in Singapore
  3. What Can Victims of Sexual Harassment in Singapore Do?
  4. What is the Law on Sexting in Singapore?
Vice-Related Offences
  1. Is it illegal to visit prostitutes in Singapore?
  2. Is Watching, Downloading or Filming Porn Illegal in Singapore?
  3. Singapore's Drug Laws: Possession, Consumption and Trafficking
  4. When is Gambling Illegal in Singapore?
  5. Is Vaping Illegal in Singapore?
  6. DUI: Here are the Penalties for Drink-Driving in Singapore
  7. Legal Drinking Age in Singapore and Other Drinking-Related Laws
  8. Smoking in Singapore: Legal Age and Penalties for Illegal Smoking
Cybercrime
  1. Is It Illegal to Threaten to Beat Someone Up on Facebook?
  2. Is it illegal to cheat someone of an in-game item in MMORPGs?
  3. What to Do If Someone Impersonates Me Online
White-Collar Crimes
  1. Criminal Breach of Trust (CBT) in Singapore: Elements and Penalties
  2. Dishonest assistance and knowing receipt - The case of David Rasif
  3. Anti-Money Laundering Laws and You
  4. All You Need to Know About Corruption in Singapore
  5. 5 Things You Need to Know about Insider Trading
Other Criminal Offences
  1. The Difference Between Murder and Culpable Homicide in Singapore
  2. Is it illegal to commit suicide in Singapore? Will I be punished if my attempt at suicide fails?
  3. Is it illegal to feed stray animals in Singapore?
  4. What are Sham Marriages and are They Illegal in Singapore?
  5. Public Assemblies and Processions in Singapore: Police Permits and the Public Order Act
  6. What is the Offence of Rioting?
  7. Penalties for Voluntarily Causing Hurt in Singapore (Non-Arrestable)
  8. Misbehaving in Public: 5 Things You Need to Know
  9. Is it Legal for Drivers to Carpool in Singapore?
  10. Complete Guide to E-Scooter and PMD Laws for Singapore Riders
  11. Is Joining a Gang Illegal in Singapore?: Being Recruited and Penalties
  12. What Happens If You’re Caught Speeding in Singapore?
  13. Charged with a Traffic Offence in Singapore: What to Do
  14. Committing Theft in Singapore: What are the Penalties?
  15. Road Rage: What is It and How are Offenders Sentenced in Singapore
  16. Singapore Fake News Laws: Guide to POFMA (Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act)
  17. Laws and Penalties for Doxxing in Singapore (With Examples)
  18. Littering and Killer Litter Offences: Here are the Penalties in Singapore
  19. Organised Crimes: Penalties/Orders Syndicates Face in Singapore
Certificate of Clearance
  1. How Do You Apply for a Certificate of Clearance?