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RWS senior vice-president fined $20,000 for giving misleading information over freebies for levy renewals

Published on Mar 14, 2014 1:29 PM
Lee Poh Yee, senior vice-president of VIP services with the Gaming Services Department in Resorts World Sentosa, was charged in court for giving false information to the Casino Regulatory Authority and fined $20,000 on Friday, March 14, 2014. -- ST PHOTO: AZIZ HUSSIN 

A senior vice-president of Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) was fined $20,000 on Friday for providing misleading information over freebies given to gamblers who renewed their annual entry levies.

Lee Poh Yee, 38, who was senior vice-president of gaming services in RWS, admitted to giving a misleading statement to the Casino Regulatory Authority on July 14, 2011 that there was no campaign by RWS to target a certain group of patrons when issuing complimentary Universal Studios Singapore (USS) tickets, nor a plan to give such tickets when people renewed their annual levies.

Now senior vice-president of corporate finance, Lee is the third and last person in RWS to have been convicted.

Last year, former vice-president of VIP services Albert Lim Tze Chen, 44, was fined a total of $100,000 on three charges while former RWS assistant manager Sim Bee Ling, 31, was fined $20,000 for instructing a team leader to erase with correction fluid all mention of the giving out of USS tickets for annual levy renewals in a briefing book.

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