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Woman on trial over 169 cheating charges : Man duped of at least $130k and old pal who roped him in conned of over $10k, court told

Jan 10, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

A former cleaner allegedly handed over more than $10,000 of her savings to a friend of about 30 years to take part in a purported investment scheme that did not exist, a district court heard yesterday .

Madam Boo Sok Hiang, 71, later introduced her long-time friend - petrol pump attendant Tan Soy Kiang - to the scheme because she wanted him to benefit financially.

In 1999, Mr Tan withdrew his entire Central Provident Fund (CPF) savings and allegedly handed the cash to dishwasher Ta...