Last of seven former ST Marine officials convicted by court

A Singapore court yesterday has convicted the last of seven former officials of Singapore Technologies (ST) Marine, bringing the major corruption case to an end.

The case was first announced in September 2011, and was considered as one of largest corruption cases in Singapore’s history.

Ong Teck Liam, former group financial controller of ST Marine was fined $300,000 yesterday for a series of charges in the bribery case. She had earlier pleaded guilty to 10 charges of conspiring with four other senior executives to facilitate the payment of bribes. Another 108 similar charges were taken into consideration for sentencing.

Ong was the last of seven former ST Marine senior executives to be convicted in the scandal, six other former officials of ST Marine haven been sentenced between 2015 and this year.

Jason Jiang

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