Rare peek into role of a financial crime investigator

MR ERIC CHIA, who heads the market conduct investigations division in the Enforcement Department of MAS.
MR ERIC CHIA, who heads the market conduct investigations division in the Enforcement Department of MAS.

No matter how clever and sophisticated white-collar criminals are, there will always be a way for investigators to cut through their lies and deceptions.

And when they finally confess their crimes, the revelation is gratifying for investigators in the Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) Enforcement Department, said Mr Eric Chia, 49.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 21, 2019, with the headline 'Rare peek into role of a financial crime investigator'. Print Edition | Subscribe