Leasing Manager Charged for Alleged Corruption
On 21 December 2022, Kan Kim Soon (“Kan”) (46-year-old male Singaporean), a Leasing Manager of Wilkinson International Pte Ltd (“Wilkinson”) at the material time, will be charged in Court for allegedly committing corruption.
2. On 3 September 2021, Kan was alleged to have corruptly attempted to obtain gratification of S$1,000 from a property agent engaged by Family Needs Pte Ltd (“Family Needs”), as an inducement to advance the business interest of Family Needs with Wilkinson. For his action, Kan faces one charge punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
3. Singapore adopts a strict zero-tolerance approach towards corruption. Any person who is convicted of a corruption offence under Section 6 of the Prevention of Corruption Act can be fined up to S$100,000 or sentenced to imprisonment of up to five years or both.
4. The Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) looks into all corruption-related complaints and reports, including anonymous ones, and can be reached via the following channels:
5. Where possible, the report should include the following information:
a) Where, when and how the alleged corrupt act happened?
b) Who was involved and what were their roles?
c) What was the bribe given and the favour shown?
Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau