A collaborative approach among key authorities and empowering regulators to carry out speedy investigations may help expedite process to prosecute offenders.
They impersonated officials from the Internal Revenue Service or US Citizenship and Immigration services, and threatened victims with arrest, imprisonment, fines or deportation if they did not pay taxes or penalties to the government.
Judge finds their claims, including one of molestation, unsupported by evidence.
Neo Kian Siong has been sentenced to a year and nine months' jail for collecting more than $740,000 in bribes.
SGCA dismissed the accused’s appeal against the SHC's decision on conviction and sentence and the Prosecution’s appeal against the SHC's sentence for the offence of culpable homicide.
The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network aims to eliminate all forms of maritime corruption with the support of ICS and IMO.
Called to the Bar last week, he has fond memories of his late dad Subhas Anandan.
Liew, who committed the offences between 2011 and 2014, was the second person to be convicted for taking part in the scam.
SGCA determined that Madagascan rosewood logs brought by the applicants into Singapore were not imported but instead were in transit, and accordingly quashed the applicants’ convictions for importation without valid permits.
Following a 5-day trial where both matters were heard, the Magistrate’s Court dismissed both civil claims by the sisters.
Criminal Law — Statutory offences
A delivery driver who failed to convince a High Court judge that he did not know he was delivering drugs has been handed the death penalty after being convicted of drug trafficking.
The High Court heard that the girl was taking the train with her grandparents when the accused, who was in the same carriage, noticed her.
The criminal defender will learn to maximise the interests of the client during this window – where exists the best opportunity to avoid being charged.