28 Oct '11, 8am

Duo plead guilty to defrauding SLA of $12m

Duo plead guilty to defrauding SLA of $12m

Former SLA deputy director of technology and infrastructure, Koh Seah Wee (above), 41, and ex-manager Lim Chai Meng, 38, admitted to 55 and 49 charges respectively. -- PHOTO: INTERNET By Elena Chong Two former officers of Singapore Land Authority (SLA) admitted their guilt in the High Court on Friday to conspiracy to cheat and money laundering charges. The pair, Koh Seah Wee, 41, former deputy director of technology and infrastructure in SLA , and ex-manager Lim Chai Meng, 38, admitted to 55 and 49 charges respectively. Of the $12.2 million involved, about $7.5 million has been recovered from Koh. The pair admitted to colluding with ex-swim coach Ho Yen Teck to cheat the authority by rendering false invoices through various business entities for fake IT maintenance services and goods which were not delivered.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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