Alleged Bribes to Refer Customers

PRESS RELEASE BY CPIB
Alleged Bribes to Refer Customers


          Accepting or making secret payments in exchange for job referrals may amount to corruption.

2        On 4 April 2018, two individuals will be charged with in court for alleged corruption. They are:

  1. Frankie Chan Li Fah, a 33-year-old former Guest Services Assistant Manager of M/s Royal Plaza
  1. 8 counts of corruptly obtaining a total sum of SGD$3,869 from one Mubarak Shah s/o P Zaman Shah, limousine driver of M/s K.A. Shah Limo Services (“M/s K.A Shah”), as a reward for referring transport jobs from Royal Plaza to M/s K.A Shah, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241.
  1. Haji Mohamed Ibrahim Bin Mohd Ya’acob, a 63-year-old former Chief Concierge of M/s Royal Plaza
  1. 8 counts of corruptly obtaining a total sum of SGD$1,507 from one Mubarak Shah s/o P Zaman Shah, limousine driver of M/s K.A. Shah Limo Services (“M/s K.A Shah”), as a reward for referring transport jobs from Royal Plaza to M/s K.A Shah, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241.

3         Singapore adopts a zero tolerance approach towards corruption. The Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau takes a serious view of any corrupt practices and will not hesitate to take action against any party involved.

Shawn Chew
Senior Manager, Corporate Relations
Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau
DID: 6490 5945 Mobile: 9818 1569

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

Last updated: 04 Apr 2018