It is hard to imagine nowadays there are still pirated software going through the markets. While there are iPhone “expert” that jail break the phone, “crack” which can be used to unlock trial version of the software, distribution of hard copies of pirated software are not as popular as before. However, there is still people selling and buying through these sources which are considered illegal in Singapore (Ahem, almost everywhere in the world actually). Singapore is maintaining it’s strict law enforcement on this part and has implement a heavy fine on it.
Those who committed copyright infringement may be liable to fines up to S$ 100,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 5 years.