Saturday, December 15, 2007

10 charges, two courts for one insurance scam

JOHOR BARU: An unemployed man had 10 charges against him in two magistrate’s courts here over an insurance scam involving more than RM1.2mil. Chong Chee Seng, 46, from Taman Soon Chong, in Chaah, Segamat, was alleged to have committed the offences from 1992 to 2002. He pleaded not guilty to all the charges. He was alleged to have committed the offences against two insurance companies at 101, Tingkat 1, Pan Global Plaza, Jalan Wong Ah Fook in Johor Baru, Johor. He was alleged to have submitted false death certificates, burial permits, police reports, attending physician’s statements and medical reports under the names of 10 people. He was also accused of cheating the insurance companies into making policy payouts over the alleged deaths of the policyholders. He was charged with five counts in each of the two magistrate's courts he was brought to. In the first court presided by magistrate Rasidah Roslee, the offences involved a sum totalling more than RM751,000. Rasidah fixed bail at RM39,000 for all the five charges. In the second court presided by magistrate Nor Shahid Abd. Malik, the sum involved in the charges was more than RM499,400 and bail was fixed at RM27,000. Both Rasidah and Nor Shahid fixed March 26 trial. The accused failed to post bail.

13 December 2007, By The Star

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