08 Feb '11, 12pm

Ex-M1 staff who "stole phones" ordered to pay S$2.06m: Singapore - The High Court has granted telco M1 a default...

Singapore - The High Court has granted telco M1 a default judgment against a former employee who allegedly took 3,092 phones and enjoyed the high life with the profits made from selling them. In a closed-door hearing last week, the Court also ordered Matthew Yeo Kay Keng, 35, to pay S$2.06 million in damages to M1. The High Court's decision comes after he had failed to enter his defence by January 14 to contest M1's claims in its civil suit. Yeo, who sold M1 handsets and phone subscriptions to corporate clients, had allegedly been cooking up fake sales orders over three years. He would then collect handsets and sell them off for his personal profit. On November 15, the day he returned from a S$10,000 Japan holiday, he confessed to taking the handsets after M1 discovered the discrepancies. Sworn statements by M1 chief financial officer Lee Kok Chew said Yeo admitted to taki...

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