Singapore: Ex-lawyer on the欧冠竞彩推荐 run for 15 years arrested and charged over RM282,000 misappropriated from client

CAD director David Chew said the police will do whatever is necessary and permissible under Singapore law to bring justice to those who commit crimes here, regardless of when the crime was committed or where offenders might have fled to.
The S$88,000 was a 4 per cent deposit paid by a seller for his client’s S$2.2 million apartment in Kim Seng Walk.
The 55-year-old Singaporean was a practising lawyer and sole proprietor of the firm David Khong & Associates.
SINGAPORE, Sept 24 (The Straits Times/ANN): A former lawyer who was on t 欧冠竞彩官方, he run for 15 years has been arrested and charged with one count of criminal breach of trust.
The following month, Khong wound up his firm and joined law firm Sim & Wong as a director. But he did not transfer the $88,000 into either the client’s account or Sim & Wong’s office account.
“We will continue to collaborate closely with law enforcement partners overseas to bring criminals to justice. We would like to express our appreciation for the assistance rendered by the China Ministry of Public Security in this matter,” he said.
A warrant of arrest and an Interpol Red Notice were subsequently issued against him in connection with the investigations.
Police investigations are ongoing. – The Straits Times/ANN
If convicted, Khong faces life in prison, or imprisonment of up to 欧冠竞彩推荐 10 years, and a fine.
He met Mr Loo to confess that he had taken the latter’s S$88,000 deposit and even gave Mr Loo a note acknowledging that he had committed a crime. But a day after the meeting, Khong disappeared.
Police said in a statement on Saturday that shortly after Khong left Singapore in August 2007, allegations emerged that he had misappropriated S$88,000 (RM282,000) belonging to his client.
It was found that Khong was riddled with debt amounting to more than S$200,000, involving credit card debt, bank overdrafts and loans from friends. His financial difficulties arose from gambling and excessive spending.
He was struck off the rolls in 2009.
When the lawyer received the cheque in June 2007, he placed it in the office account of David Kho 欧冠竞猜平台 ng & Associates.
The shortfall came to light in August 2007 when the client, senior financial markets executive Brian Loo, complained to the firm about the missing funds when the property sale was completed.
With assistance from China’s Ministry of Public Security, David Khong Siak Meng returned to Singapore on Friday (Sept 23) and was arrested by officers from the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD).

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