Crime

Director charged by MOM for illegal labour importation and kickback offences
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

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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Four weeks’ jail for Malaysian’s attempt to bribe traffic police officer
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Sang Jia Weng, a Malaysian, on Thursday (4 May) was sentenced to four weeks’ imprisonment for attempting to bribe a Traffic Police Officer. The Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) had received information on 11 January 2017 that Sang, a construction worker working in Singapore, Read More

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ICA: 750kg chewing tobacco and 6,470 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized at Woodland Checkpoint
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers at the Woodlands Checkpoint successfully foiled two attempts to smuggle duty-unpaid cigarettes and prohibited chewing tobacco into Singapore by hiding the contraband items among consignments in cargo conveyances. A total of 6,470 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes Read More

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Advisory on scam and fraudulent activities from IRAS
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) warned members of the public on scams and fraudulent activities using IRAS’ name. Latest Scam There have been reported cases of individuals receiving emails, letters, Short Message Services (SMS), or phone calls purportedly from IRAS, requesting people Read More

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Man arrested for Grab/Uber promotional package scam
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The police have arrested a 60-year-old man allegedly involved in a series of ‘Grab / Uber Promotional Packages’ scams, it informed in a press release on 28 March. Police received several reports on 22 and 23 February 2017 from victims who have been Read More

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