Singapore Police caught a 39-year-old Indian man on 31 August 2009 who is suspected to be involved in over 20 cases of theft from vehicle, including the latest incident involving 7 cars at Telok Blangah Crescent.
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Singapore Police have caught two Chinese men linked to the case of a 40-year-old Chinese man who was slashed at a coffeeshop in Geylang Lorong 40 on 11 July 2009.
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On 6 July 2009, Tay Kien Chuan, a 33-year-old Singaporean was found guilty by the Court and fined S$10.816 million or in default, 354 weeks in jail for fraudulent evasion of duty and GST on cars imported from Japan. He is also sentenced to spend 42 months in jail for Continue reading
Mr Seah Boon Huat, 56 years old, director of Project Building Construction (Pte) Ltd was charged under Section 96A of the Income Tax Act and found guilty for helping his construction company to get away from paying S$265,483.48 worth of tax for Years of Assessment 2004 and 2005. Continue reading
Singapore Police are seeking information on a man and woman to help with investigations into a case of theft at Number 57 Dawson Road on 3 June 2009.
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On 29 June 2009, The Singapore Customs has arrested a Singaporean man for fraudulent evasion of duty and Goods and Services Tax (GST) by presenting invoices that stated inaccurate values for the motor cars imported from Japan. Continue reading
Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) hauls timeshare company, Garraway Enterprises Limited Singapore Branch to court for breaching the Consumer Protection Act, particularly, by exerting undue pressure on its consumers, making misleading and/or false claims and/or representing that a price benefit or advantage exists in respect of a good or service where such benefit or advantage does not.
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The crime recorded in the entire year of 2008 dropped by 1.2% to 32,412 as compared to 32,796 cases filed in 2007. Remarkably, despite the increase in population, the overall crime rate also fell to 670 from 715 per 100,000 population in 2008. While the overall crime situation for 2008 remains in check, Police would still like to caution the public against 3 main crime concerns and they are:
a. Phone scammers continue to prey on the unsuspecting public;
b. Rise in crimes against the elderly; and
c. More female minors involved in statutory rape and carnal connection cases
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