Unlawful Exchanges Uncovered

PRESS RELEASE BY CPIB
Unlawful Exchanges Uncovered
 

           Employees who ignore company guidelines in exchange for illicit benefits will have to face the consequences of their actions.

2         On 30 August 2016, six former employees of Micro 2000 Technology Pte Ltd will be charged for corruptly accepting or agreeing to accept gratification from one Yeo Jingyuan as follow:

  1. Toh Ean Seng, Malaysian, Store Assistant

28 counts of corruptly accepting gratification amounting to a sum of $5,100 as a reward to disregard the Standard Operating Procedures set out by Micro 2000 Technology Pte Ltd on the exchange of customers’ iPhone handsets, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act (Chapter 241).

  1. Tan Jingren, Singaporean, Customer Service Officer

One count of corruptly agreeing to accept gratification as a reward to disregard the Standard Operating Procedures set out by Micro 2000 Technology Pte Ltd on the exchange of customers’ iPhone handsets, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act (Chapter 241).

  1. Pan Junwen, Mervin, Singaporean, Customer Service Officer

15 counts of corruptly accepting gratification amounting to a sum of $3,350, as a reward to disregard the Standard Operating Procedures set out by Micro 2000 Technology Pte Ltd on the exchange of customers’ iPhone handsets, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act (Chapter 241).

  1. Soh Geok Hong, Jackson, Singaporean, Customer Service Officer

One count of corruptly agreeing to accept gratification as a reward to disregard the Standard Operating Procedures set out by Micro 2000 Technology Pte Ltd concerning 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. Lim Shao Lun, Singaporean, Customer Service Officer

15 counts of corruptly accepting gratification amounting to a sum of $7,000, as a reward to disregard the Standard Operating Procedures set out by Micro 2000 Technology Pte Ltd on the exchange of customers’ iPhone handsets, an offence punishable under Section 6(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act (Chapter 241).

  1. Tan Jianwei (Chen Jianwei), Singaporean, Customer Service Officer

12 counts of corruptly accepting gratification amounting to a sum of $2,200, as a reward to disregard the Standard Operating Procedures set out by Micro 2000 Technology Pte Ltd on the exchange of customers’ iPhone 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: 28 Sep 2017