20 May '11, 5am

Businessman who gave $2.4m to Ikea's food services manager over 6-yr period jailed and fined for corruption.

Businessman who gave $2.4m to Ikea's food services manager over 6-yr period jailed and fined for corruption.

Businessman Andrew Tee Fook Boon, who is accused of 80 counts of giving bribes totalling $2.4 million to a former food services manager over more than 6 1/2 years, pleaded guilty to 12 charges on 30 December 2010. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW A BUSINESSMAN who gave an astronomical $2.4 million to Ikea's food services manager over a six-year period was jailed and fined on Friday for corruption. Andrew Tee Fook Boon, 44, had pleaded guilty to 12 counts of corruption involving $761,020. Tee, owner of AT35 Services, gave monthly bribes to Mr Chris Leng Kah Poh, then Ikano's food services manager, for him to be partial in placing orders for food products with AT35 and Food Royale Trading. His alleged accomplice, Mr Lim Kim Seng, has not been dealt with. Tee, whose scrap metal and waste material disposal business was not doing well, accepted Mr Lim's business proposition in 2002 ...

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