Illegal Exchanges Exposed

PRESS RELEASE BY CPIB
Illegal Exchanges Exposed 
 

          Employees who ignore company guidelines in exchange for illicit benefits will have to face the consequences of their actions. On 30 August 2016, six former employees of Micro 2000 Technology Pte Ltd faced the consequences when they were charged for corruption offences and were subsequently sentenced on 15 September 2016.

2        On 14 October 2016, another two former employees of Micro 2000 Technology Pte Ltd will be charged with the following:

  1. Ng Jun Siang, Singaporean, Team Leader of Customer Service Officers

26 counts of corruptly accepting gratification amounting to $238,530 from one Yeo Jingyuan, as a reward to refrain from reporting to the senior management of Micro 2000 Technology, the Customer Service Officers’ non-compliance with the Company’s Standard Operating Procedure on the exchange of customers’ iPhone handsets for replacement handsets, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241.

  1. Tan Kim Chong Tony, Singaporean, Team Leader of Customer Service Officers

22 counts of corruptly accepting gratification amounting to $18,750 from one Yeo Jingyuan, as a reward to refrain from reporting to the Senior Management of Micro 2000 Technology, the Customer Service Officers’ non-compliance with the Company’s Standard Operating Procedure on the exchange of customers’ iPhone handsets for replacement handsets, 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 in such acts.
 

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

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

Last updated: 19 Oct 2016