Additional Charges for Three Former ST Marine Senior Executives

PRESS RELEASE BY CPIB
Additional Charges for Three Former ST Marine Senior Executives
 

            On 13 January 2016, three former Singapore Technologies Marine Limited (ST Marine) senior executives will face additional charges in Court:

  1. Former ST Marine Senior Vice-President, Mok Kim Whang, 65 years old

Mok was first charged in December 2014 for one count of engaging in a conspiracy to corruptly give gratification, amounting to $43,721, to one Pyo Sei Jin, an agent of Hyundai Engineering and Construction Limited, an offence under Section 6(b) read with Section 29(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241.

Mok will be further charged with the following offences under Section 477A of the Penal Code, Chapter 224:

  • 824 counts of engaging in a conspiracy to make false entries in ST Marine Petty Cash Vouchers relating to entertainment expenses amounting to $3,130,172, when no such entertainment expenses were incurred; and
  • 2 counts of making false entries in ST Marine Petty Cash Vouchers relating to entertainment expenses amounting to $5,000, when no such entertainment expenses were incurred.  
  1. Former ST Marine President of Commercial Business, Tan Mong Seng, 64 years old

​Tan was first charged in July 2015 for one count of engaging in a conspiracy to corruptly give gratification, amounting to $43,721, to one Pyo Sei Jin, an agent of Hyundai Engineering and Construction Limited, an offence under Section 6(b) read with Section 29(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241.

Tan will be further charged with 445 counts of engaging in a conspiracy to make false entries in ST Marine Petty Cash Vouchers for entertainment expenses amounting to $1,641,304.25, when no such entertainment expenses were incurred, which are offences under Section 477A of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

  1. Former ST Marine Chief Operating Officer, Han Yew Kwang, 58 years old

Han was first charged in July 2015 for eight counts of engaging in a conspiracy to corruptly give gratification, amounting to $790,772, to agents of ST Marine’s customers, which are offences under Section 6(b) read with Section 29(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241.

Han will be further charged with 473 counts of engaging in a conspiracy to make false entries in ST Marine Petty Cash Vouchers for entertainment expenses amounting to $1,858,597.54, when no such entertainment expenses were incurred, which are offences under Section 477A of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

2          Singapore adopts a zero-tolerance approach towards corruption. The Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) takes a serious view of any corrupt practices and will not hesitate to take action against any party involved in such acts.

Lee Wei Kit
Manager, Corporate Relations
Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau
DID: 6490 5938 Mobile: 9818 1569

Chiam Shu Yan
Senior Executive, Corporate Relations
Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau
DID: 6490 5944 Mobile: 9818 1569

 

Last updated: 16 Feb 2016