Singapore: Former manager of BP and businessman found guilty of graft case involving close to $4 million

A former manager at oil giant BP was found guilty on Thursday (July 16) of receiving US$3.95 million (S$5.5 million) in bribes from a businessman, who was also convicted.

Clarence Chang Peng Hong, 55, had accepted bribes from businessman Koh Seng Lee on 19 occasions between July 2006 and July 2010, in exchange for advancing the business interests of Koh’s company with BP, a district judge has ruled.

Koh, 58, had separately also corruptly agreed to pay $500,000 to a pre-school – Mindchamps Preschool @ City Square – which Chang’s wife is a director of.

The original full article can be found at straitstimes.com.

(Picture: ST/WONG KWAI CHOW)

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