11th November 2016
A former senior BSI Bank vice president was jailed on Friday for 18 weeks by a Singapore court, for forgery and failure to disclose suspicious transactions as part of the investigations into the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) money laundering scandal. Read More
10th November 2016
Singapore police disclosed in court Thursday that the Malaysian financier at the heart of a scandal involving the Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB is a person of interest in the city-state’s ongoing probe into an alleged multibillion-dollar money-laundering scheme. Read More
8th November 2016
British banker Rurik Jutting has been found guilty of murdering two Indonesian women in Hong Kong, in a case that has gripped the city. Read More
31st October 2016
The prosecution will call nine witnesses in its case against former BSI banker Yeo Jiawei – the first person to be tried for the key role he allegedly played in a massive money laundering operation linked to scandal-hit 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) fund. Deputy Public Prosecutor Tan Kiat Pheng, in his opening… Read More
20th October 2016
A former employee of Micro 2000 Technology, an IT business solutions company, was charged on Thursday (Oct 20) with 121 corruption charges involving more than $400,000, and concealing $126,990 which were the benefits from a criminal conspiracy. Yeo Jingyuan, 30, was a team leader overseeing customer service officers when he… Read More
19th October 2016
The great expectations of bringing back wealthy Indonesians’ funds from overseas under the tax amnesty have hit a snag, with many declaring their assets in the program, but with little repatriation. As of Tuesday evening, Rp 143 trillion (US$11.01 billion) have been repatriated under the amnesty, a fraction of the… Read More
14th October 2016
Two former employees of Micro 2000 Technology were charged with corruption on Friday (Oct 14). Ng Jun Siang, a former team leader for Customer Service Officers (CSOs), is accused of 26 counts of corruptly accepting gratification amounting to S$238,530, according to the Corruption Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB). The court heard that… Read More
11th October 2016
Singapore’s central bank on Tuesday shut down a second Swiss bank under investigation for alleged money laundering activities linked to Malaysian state fund 1MDB. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said it had ordered Falcon Bank to cease its operations in the city-state because of serious lapses in… Read More
10th October 2016
Two former employees of Swiss bank BSI were charged in the ongoing money-laundering probe in the scandal-hit 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Senior private bankers Yak Yew Chee, 57, and Yvonne Seah Yew Foong, 45, were each charged with three charges of forgery and four charges of failing to report information… Read More
6th October 2016
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Japan’s biggest lender, will join foreign peers in using advanced technology to spot illegal activity, sources close to the matter said. The bank will partner with British giant HSBC and Singapore’s OCBC Bank in using the latest information technology and financial services software to prevent money… Read More