33 foreigners caught using forged certificates to apply for work passes in past three years

Submitting forged academic certificates breaches the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act, and anyone found guilty can be fined up to $20,000 and jailed for up to two years.
Submitting forged academic certificates breaches the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act, and anyone found guilty can be fined up to $20,000 and jailed for up to two years.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A total of 33 foreigners were caught for submitting forged certificates in connection with work pass applications, between 2016 and 2018, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said on Friday (Feb 1).

They were either prosecuted or given stern warnings, added MOM, without giving a breakdown.

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