Two Former ST Marine Senior Executives Charged With Corruption
On 1 July 2015, two former Singapore Technologies Marine Limited (ST Marine) senior executives will be charged in Court for the following offences:
i. Former ST Marine President of Commercial Business, Tan MongSeng
One count of engaging in a conspiracy to corruptly give gratification to one Pyo Sei Jin, an agent of Hyundai Engineering and Construction Limited, amounting to $43,721.00, an offence under Section 6(b) read with Section 29(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241.
ii. Former ST Marine Chief Operating Officer, Han Yew Kwang
Eight counts of engaging in a conspiracy to corruptly give gratification to agents of ST Marine’s customers, amounting to $790,772.00, an offence under Section 6(b) read with Section 29(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, Chapter 241.
2. Five former ST Marine senior executives have already been charged with various offences related to the granting of ship repair contracts. Their cases are before the Courts. They are:
i. Former ST Marine President, See Leong Teck;
ii. Former ST Marine President, Chang Cheow Teck;
iii. Former ST Marine Senior Vice-President, Mok Kim Whang;
iv. Former ST Marine Group Financial Controller, Ong Tek Liam; and
v. Former ST Marine Group Financial Controller, Lee Swee Ching
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.
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