STOMPer Wuwu received this threatening SMS, followed swiftly by a hastily-typed apology.
A STOMPer received hell notes and threatening letters after moving to a new house in Dec 2012. Loansharks who were looking for the previous owner of the flat had sent her these through the mail.
In response to a Stomp article on the dirty tricks of loan sharks that was published in today's (Jan 4) edition of My Paper, STOMPer Mee Nah shared her own experience with one of them.
It's the neighbours' lives now that are at risk if a debtor doesn't pay up. STOMPer Zubinn received this letter and hell notes in his mailbox containing threats that 'something nasty' would happen to him if his neighbour did not pay up.
STOMPer Kenji was shocked when he received a text message that said a loan of $380 had been transferred to his account. The sender then demanded he make weekly payments of $160 unless he wants his parents to be grievously hurt.
Loan sharks had splashed red paint on a car at a carpark in Choa Chu Kang and left a 'O$P$' note on it.
STOMPer Joseph spotted a leaflet advertising illegal money-lending services on a wall, and hopes something can be done about unlicensed moneylenders.
STOMPer Cool Sapphire says a loan shark demands weekly payments or a lump-sum payment of $3,000 to settle the 'problem', after she refused to take up a loan with him.
Just a month after moving into his new flat and loansharks have already set a fire outside STOMPer MS's new home -- all because the previous occupant borrowed money.
STOMPer CP said that a money-lender continues to send spam SMSes to his handphone number despite being threatened with legal action.
STOMPer Crow spotted a car which had been splashed with paint and pasted with an 'Owe Money Pay Money' note.
STOMPer Chua captured video footage of this loan shark runner splashing paint on the wall at Woodlands Block 556.
STOMPer Ashwin spotted a scrawling on the wall of a bock of flats at Hougang Avenue 8 that was apparently made by a loan shark.
Roland Phang Keng Min was jailed for two years and fined $480,000 for 32 charges of hiring 144 people, 100 of whom were minors, to promote unlicensed moneylenders. Another 97 similar charges were taken into consideration during his sentencing yesterday (July 26).
STOMPer Law noticed that loan shark runners had slipped two threatening notes and hell notes underneath his door yesterday (July 2) night. Paint had also been splashed on his door on June 8.
STOMPer Law said that loan sharks had splashed paint on the door to his house, and sent him text messages in which they threatened to set his house on fire if he did not answer their calls.
STOMPer Gary is 'disgusted' with his neighbour who owes loan sharks money, but was spared because the loan sharks mistakenly targeted the STOMPer's unit at Telok Blangah instead.
STOMPer Sulaimi is furious to find his door splashed with red paint by loan sharks, when his neighbour was the one in debt with them. This happened at Woodlands Ave 6.
STOMPer Hobbes spotted this man loitering in the common corridor near his flat carrying a tin of paint in a plastic bag. When he realised he had been caught on camera, he pretended to distribute some leaflets he had brought with him.
A STOMPer received $400 from a person and was forced to pay back that amount along with interest, over a three-week period. When the cycle was repeated again after that, the STOMPer made a police report which resulted in paint splashed over his neighbour's door.
STOMPer Gillian's flat has been targeted by loan sharks in order to put pressure on a debtor, who the loan shark claims is her neighbour. Is Singapore safe anymore, wonders the STOMPer.