A person pled responsible to taking bribes in trade for Singapore Zoo building contracts. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Too Say Kiong, an worker of Shin Yong Building, pled responsible to 10 bribery fees involving the Singapore Zoo. Too admitted to spending a lot of his S$10,000-20,000 (US$7,291-14,582) lower on playing and on line casino holidays.
114 situations and bribes of round S$760,000 (US$554,443)
The 57-year-old Too obtained 26 months in jail for his half within the long-running bribery scheme that concerned 114 situations and bribes of round S$760,000 (US$554,443).
Too labored with Barry Chong Peng Wee, the amenities supervisor at Singapore Zoo, to make sure that Shin Yong Building obtained constructing contracts from the zoo’s guardian firm Wildlife Reserves Singapore.
$6.6m value of contracts
Singapore’s Corrupt Practices Investigations Bureau claims that, on account of these bribes, Shin Yong Building obtained S$9m (US$6.6m) value of contracts. The contracts have been additionally given an inflated price ticket.
Chong was the first recipient of the bribe cash, with Too taking a small lower as he acted as a center man. Chong would evaluate building contracts after which inform Too of the value for contract approval.
Chong initially labored with Too’s father, earlier than Too took over in 2005.