Jul 02, 2013

    Scalping of sought-after goods getting worse

    First, it was N95 masks, then Hello Kitty plush toys. Now, scalpers are targeting highly-sought-after National Day Parade tickets to make a quick buck, going by several online auctions and sales offers. Behavioural experts told My Paper that such profiteering reflects how the kiasu mentality is very much a part of Singaporeans, with some saying the situation may be getting worse.