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Logistics company director sentenced to 40 months’ imprisonment and $8.7 million fine for dealing with duty unpaid cigarettes
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Customs (SC) has announced that a logistics company director, Iskandar Bin Abu Bakar, 44, was sentenced by the State Courts on Monday (15 January) to 40 months’ imprisonment and a fine of $8.7 million, or in default 20 months’ imprisonment, for dealing Read More

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More arrested for oil heist and additional charges filed
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The authorities have earlier brought additional charges on Monday (15 January) against nine Singaporeans who were behind the multimillion-dollar fuel oil heist at Shell’s Pulau Bukom refinery. According to Today Online, there were more suspects who have been arrested in relation to the case, Read More

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Man sentenced to 46 weeks imprisonment for bribing police officer and offence under OSA
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The court has sentenced a dispatch driver, who bribed his police officer friend to obtain confidential police photographs, to 42 weeks’ jail on Thursday (28 December). Lim Sua Huat, 61, admitted to two counts of offering S$1,000 in bribes to former police officer Terence Read More

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Four men charged by CPIB for cheating offences for contracts worth $9.8 million
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) charged four men, one SMRT Trains employee and two others who previously worked for the rail operator, as well as a company director, in court on Friday (29 December) for cheating offences involving contracts worth of a total of S$9.8 million which allegedly Read More

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Director charged by MOM for illegal labour importation and kickback offences
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On 29 August 2017, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) charged a 42-year-old Singaporean woman, Poh Kwi Ko, the Director of Aik Heng Contracts and Services Pte Ltd, for offences under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (EFMA). Poh faced a total of 42 charges; 10 Read More

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No Innocent Explanation? – Death Row Inmate’s Lawyers use Evidence Adduced by the Prosecution to Seek Inmate’s Second Acquittal
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

By Ariffin Sha In a twist of Shakespearean proportions,  Mr Eugene Thuraisingam, the lawyer for death row inmate Ilechukwu, has used evidence produced by the Prosecution to argue for his client’s acquittal. The Defence counsel made the case that the results of a Read More

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2,926 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes in Sungei Tengah Rd and Soon Lee Street
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Singapore Customs has seized more than 2,900 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes, from a farm in Sungei Tengah Road and a commercial building in Soon Lee Street, during an earlier operation on 2 June. Officers from Singapore Customs were keeping a close watch on the Read More

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9,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized at Woodland Checkpoint
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on June 8th, 2017 at 12:47 pmA Malaysia-registered truck, driven by a lone 33-year-old Malaysian man, was directed for further checks after arriving at the Woodlands Checkpoint by an officer from the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) on 2 June 2017 at Read More

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2,250 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized at Woodlands Checkpoint, total evaded tax valued at S$187,540
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

2,250 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were seized by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) at Woodlands Checkpoint on 26 May 2017. At about 11pm on Friday last week, ICA officers directed an arriving Malaysia-registered empty tanker truck, driven by a lone 36-year-old Malaysian man, Read More

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ICA seized 5,000 cartons of cigarettes worth S$454,070 in evaded tax
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

On 26 May 2017 at about 12am, 5,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were found by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers to be concealed within the shipment of an arriving Malaysia-registered truck . The truck which was driven by a lone 38-year-old Malaysian Read More

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