Fixing Deals For Personal Gains
Taking advantage of your work position to fix deals for personal gains can land you in serious trouble.
2. On 16 December 2015, Yu Jiarong, a 37-year-old facilities engineer at the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) under the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) will be charged in Court for the following corruption offences:
i. 17 counts of corruptly obtaining gratification amounting to $195,430 from one Ang Yew Heng and one Soh Kok Choy, as a reward to further the business interests of M/s Techfield Engineering Services, M/s Yield Engineering Solutions and M/s Techfield Solutions Pte Ltd with IME, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241; and
ii. One count of corruptly obtaining gratification amounting to $7,000 from one Soh Kok Choy and one Wang Shujun, as a reward to further the business interests of M/s Contech Engineering Pte Ltd with IME, 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 (CPIB) takes a serious view of any corrupt practices and will not hesitate to take action against any party involved in such acts.
Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau