05 Dec '11, 9am

Man jailed for lying to get new passport

SINGAPORE: A man was sent to jail for three months on November 30 for making false statements to apply for a new passport after using it as collateral. Fong Poh Huat was charged in June and sentenced on November 30. In a media release on Monday, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said he was charged with making two false statements to the ICA and the Consulate-General of Singapore in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In February this year, the 38-year-old Singaporean had travelled to Vietnam to look for business opportunities and also to search for his estranged Vietnamese wife. But he went to gamble at a casino and lost more than S$10,000. He borrowed US$12,000 from another gambler and continued to lose money at the gambling table. He then signed an agreement with the man who loaned him the money, agreeing to repay him, handing over his Singapore passport as collate...

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