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MULTIPLE MEN JAILED FOR MOTOR INSURANCE FRAUD

Multiple men have been jailed after committing a series of crimes related to motor insurance fraud. In total the fraudulent insurance claims amount to over $150,000

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Eng Chin Yew (“Eng”), a 45-year-old male Singaporean, was sentenced to 11 months in jail, a $4,800 fine, and a two-year ban from driving all classes of cars on January 12, 2022.

Eng gave Ong Ka Li (Mastermind) his driving license to stage an accident at Sembawang Road, the car that was crashed into is also part of Ong’s crew.

Ong then makes use of Eng’s particulars to facilitate the fraudulent claims of almost $30,000.

While Ong was facing charges he passed away.

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43-year-old Jimmy Tan Teck Heng was sentenced to 10 months jail.

Jimmy was also recruited by Ong to facilitate the accident claim, they conspired to allow Jimmy to claim personal injuries claim along Sembawang road.

66-year-old Tan Khim Lian was sentenced to 11 months jail.

Tan was also recruited by Ong to be part of two-staged accidents in 2017. Tan facilitated the submission of fraudulent motor insurance claims amounting to more than $43,000 for give other passengers that were recruited for the fraud.

44-year-old Choo Kok Seng wasa sentenced to 21 weeks jail

Choo was recruited by Ong, and allowed Ong to submit fraudulent personal injury claims for him in respect of the first staged accident on 30 June 2017. In this manner, Choo facilitated the submission of fraudulent motor insurance claims amounting to approximately $14,000.

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