He said on Facebook:
“I wish to alert everyone to a Twitter account created by someone using my name and profile picture to promote items in my name. I do not actually have a Twitter account. Twitter has been informed. If you come across any more such actions, please do let me know. I will also be making a police report.”
The Twitter account appears to be promoting the sale of discount coupons offered by an entity known as “Udemy”.
It’s unclear why it would choose to impersonate Dr Koh and someone arguably more handsome, like Selfie King Baey Yam Keng.
Still, this isn’t the first time a local politician has been impersonated online to scam people out of cash.
A fake Facebook account using Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob’s name surfaced in December last year, which asked friends to transfer money to her because she was in trouble.
In December 2014, a Facebook account in Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC MP Zainal Sapari’s name was set up to ask for money.