4 individuals charged over 2017 police report by SportSG which alleged misuse of funds at Tiong Bahru FC

SINGAPORE: 4 people had been charged immediately (21 Feb) in reference to a police report SportSG lodged in 2017, alleging misuse of funds by Tiong Bahru Soccer Membership and an try to dam audits of soccer golf equipment that didn’t take part in 2017’s S-League.

The people who had been charged are Kaw Lai Fong, the previous supervisor of Tiong Bahru Soccer Membership (FC) and treasurer of Woodlands Wellington FC, ex-Woodlands Wellington FC chairman Gary Tan Eng Chin, his fellow ESW Holdings director Sng Kian Peng and audit assistant Lau Chee Yong – an worker of the agency that audited the accounts of the FCs in Woodlands and Hougang.

Tiong Bahru FC chairman Invoice Ng and his spouse Bonnie weren’t charged, though they had been amongst those that had been arrested in 2017. The Legal professional-Normal’s Chambers had additionally in 2021 cleared ex-Soccer Affiliation of Singapore (FAS) president Zainudin Nordin and normal secretary Winston Lee with out bringing any costs in opposition to the pair.

Gary Tan Eng Chin and Sng Kian Peng had been each charged with conspiring to impede the investigation of the Business Affairs Bureau by instructing their employees to exchange all of the arduous drives of the computer systems to stop investigators from acquiring them.

Kaw Lai Fong was additionally charged with obstructing the investigation and intentionally concealing the whereabouts of her cell phone.

Lau Chee Yoong was charged after the investigators discovered that he had cast his boss’ signature within the unbiased auditors’ report of the monetary statements for Woodlands Wellington FC and Hougang United FC.

The police stated that it’s going to take no additional motion in opposition to the opposite people who had been talked about within the 2017 police report, following “cautious consideration of the information and circumstances of the case as disclosed by investigations, and with the concurrence of the Legal professional-Normal’s Chambers.”


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