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Investor jailed after gambling away $92,500 of partner's money

Published on Sep 5, 2012 5:19 PM
 
Tan Kah Hock, who was sentenced on Sept 5, 2012 to 1 year, 7 months’ imprisonment. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

THEY were planning to buy a shophouse in Little India as an investment and Ms Liu Guiling handed over $92,500 to her partner on April 1 last year.

Tan Kah Hock was to deposit the money in their joint account in Standard Chartered Bank with his share to initiate purchase of the $1.5 million unit.

He gambled it all away at the Resorts World Sentosa Casino that very day.

Tan, 62, was jailed a year and seven months on Wednesday.

 
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