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Four men arrested for allegedly misappropriating and selling the misappropriated marine gas oil

Four men, aged between 25 and 58, have been arrested for allegedly misappropriating and selling the misappropriated marine gas oil to the crew of a foreign-registered vessel. In a press release on Wednesday (29 August), the police stated that this arresting brings the total number of people involved in the case to seven, after three men who were members of a foreign-registered vessel …

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Singaporean man convicted for subletting apartment unit to overstayer

A 39-year-old male Singaporean was convicted and sentenced to four weeks’ imprisonment and a fine of $16,000 in default of eight weeks’ imprisonment for offences under the Immigration Act and Women’s Charter on Monday (20 August). The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said on Wednesday (29 August) that investigations revealed that Ong Ee Meng had sublet an apartment unit to a …

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Loan shark attacks: Should you be worried?

by ValuePenguin Singapore has experienced a handful of arson incidents caused by loan sharks this month. In this article we examine whether these attacks are becoming more frequent and what families can do to protect themselves. A recent string of loan shark attacks involving fires set to HDB flats have made the news and scared many homeowners. Even families that are not directly …

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Chinese national imprisoned for offering bribe to auxiliary office after breaching URA housing rules

A 41-year-old Chinese national, Zhang Junli, was sentenced to three weeks’ imprisonment for corruption on Friday (24 August). Ina press release on friday, the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) stated that the man had earlier been charged on 16 August 2018 with one count of corruptly offering gratification to an officer with the Certis Cisco Auxiliary Police Force Pte Ltd (Certis Cisco), …

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Company directors convicted for false lodgement of information

Three company directors, N Suresh, Makhali Bin Kasmani and Wang Rui, were convicted for filing false or misleading documents with Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and pleaded guilty to the charges for offences under section 401 of the Companies Act, and were levied with fines of $7,500, $9,200 and $9,500 respectively. In a press release on Friday (24 August), ACRA …

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88 arrested in multi-agency anti-crime operation

88 persons, comprising 81 women and seven men, aged between 18 and 49, were arrested in a multi-agency anti-crime operation which ended on 17 August 2018. In a press release on Monday (20 August), Singapore Police Force (SPF) stated that during the nine-hour operation, officers from SPF and Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) conducted a series of coordinated raids and proactive …

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Police advisory on SMSes claiming kidnap of loved ones

Singapore Police Force (SPF) has issued an advisory to warn members of the public of SMSes (Short Message Service) claiming the kidnap of their loved ones. In a Facebook post on Monday (20 August), the Police stated that it has received numerous reports from members of the public informing that they have received SMSes citing their loved ones had been kidnapped. …

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4,510 sachets of chewing tobacco found hidden in a Malaysian car

4,510 sachets of chewing tobacco were found hidden in a Malaysia-registered car on Thursday (9 August). Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) posted on its Facebook page on Friday, saying that the 25-year-old lone male Malaysian driver arrived at Woodlands checkpoint with a car fully loaded by the tobacco. According to ICA, sachets of chewing tobacco were concealed in almost every part …

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