Corrupt Commissions for Contracts

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Corrupt Commissions for Contracts

 

            Awarding of business contracts should be fair and in the best interests of the organisation. Unscrupulous dealings for dishonest personal gains can lead to serious consequences. 

2          On 23 May 2017, Lu Sang, a 36 year-old Malaysian and Singapore Permanent Resident was sentenced to 20 months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay a penalty of $274,666.70 for corruption offences. Lu, formerly an Assistant Sales Manager in the employment of HMLY Private Limited, was earlier charged in Court on 15 July 2015 with multiple counts of obtaining gratification from three suppliers of HMLY Private Limited, as an inducement to further their business interests.

3          Lu was convicted on 24 proceeded charges as follows: 

  1. One count of corruptly obtaining gratification amounting to $1,300 from one Lee Fon Hian, Director of Laser Printing Industries Private Limited, through one Ng Peoy Leong Donovan, Sales Executive of Laser Printing Industries Private Limited as an inducement to further the business interest of Laser Printing Industries Private Limited, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241;
     
  2. Two counts of corruptly obtaining gratification amounting to $4,291.20 from one Lee Fon Hian, Director of Laser Printing Industries Private Limited, through one Loo Hui Khoon, Marketing Manager of Laser Printing Industries Private Limited as an inducement to further the business interest of Laser Printing Industries Private Limited, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241;
     
  3. Eight counts of corruptly obtaining gratification amounting to $99,737 from one Lee Fon Hian, Director of Laser Printing Industries Private Limited as an inducement to further the business interest of Laser Printing Industries Private Limited, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241;
     
  4. 12 counts of corruptly obtaining gratification amounting to not more than $147,721 from one Lee Kai Hiong, Director of Union Label Industries Private Limited, through one Toh Kim Yang Eden, a Sales Executive of Union Label Industries Private Limited as an inducement to further the business interest of Union Label Industries Private Limited , an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241; and
     
  5. One count of corruptly obtaining gratification amounting to $8,617.50 from one Lim Siew Mui, Director of HDL X-Print Private Limited, through the accused’s wife, one Tan Huiru as an inducement to further the business interest of HDL X-Print Private Limited, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241.

4          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.

 

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: 23 May 2017