15 Dec '11, 2am

A Malaysian politician has claimed Singaporeans dump their cars in Johor to fake car-theft reports

JOHOR - An assemblyman has claimed that Singaporeans deliberately "dump" their cars in Johor and then make fraudulent police reports that their vehicles were stolen. The Malaysian media quoted Mr Tee Siew Kiong as saying that such incidents - in which the Singaporeans would claim insurance when they return to Singapore - were rampant and create a false impression that many vehicles were being stolen in Johor. Mr Tee, who was addressing the state assembly, said: "A few Singaporean friends have admitted that Singaporeans who own luxury cars, but could no longer afford them, prefer to dispose of them here and make a police report claiming they were stolen." Urging the Malaysian police to work with its "Singapore counterparts and the INTERPOL" to investigate the matter, Mr Tee added: "They (Singaporeans) are abusing the law for their own gain. As a good neighbour, it is hoped ...

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