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Man accused of PIC scam handed record jail term for obstructing justice

Man accused of PIC scam handed record jail term for obstructing justice

Lim Chit Foo instigated at least three employees and a business partner to give false information to the police to cover up his fraudulent applications for grants under the Government’s Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) scheme.

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MW Group Pte Ltd v Public Prosecutor [2019] SGHC 5

Criminal Law — Statutory Offences

Second Reading of the Serious Crimes and Counter-Terrorism (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill

This update outlines the key amendments that will be made to the CDSA and TSOFA.

Law amended to focus more on rehabilitation of drug abusers

Law amended to focus more on rehabilitation of drug abusers

Drug abusers who confess to consumption offences and do not face other criminal charges will be sent for rehabilitation to help them kick the habit, regardless of how many times they are arrested.

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New drug laws to tackle 'contaminative behaviours'

New drug laws to tackle 'contaminative behaviours'

The new offences will tackle acts of contamination such as introducing a person to a trafficker if one knows or has reason to believe that the person intends to buy or consume drugs the trafficker is likely to supply them with.

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Victims of voyeur sites can file criminal charges and seek compensation, say lawyers

Victims of voyeur sites can file criminal charges and seek compensation, say lawyers

Difficult to guard against the possibility of screenshots (being circulated) even if your profile is not publicly available: Mr Gino Singh

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8 more charged in $40 million SkillsFuture fraud case

8 more charged in $40 million SkillsFuture fraud case

$20m still unaccounted for; bail denied for the fourth time for woman accused of playing integral role in scam.

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Supreme Court Case Summary: Ho Man Yuk v Public Prosecutor [2019] SGCA 2

SGCA held that initial innocent possession is not a requirement for a conviction under s 403 of the Penal Code for dishonest misappropriation.

Activist guilty of holding illegal public assembly

Activist guilty of holding illegal public assembly

Jolovan Wham also found guilty on second charge of refusing to sign police statement after the 2016 event.

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Public Prosecutor v Tangaraju s/o Suppiah [2018] SGHC 279

Criminal Law — Statutory offences
Ex-CHC leader Serina Wee released from jail

Ex-CHC leader Serina Wee released from jail

She is third former City Harvest Church leader to complete jail term for misappropriating funds.

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