Ex-lawyer ordered to repay duo over abortive US medical marijuana project

Judge rules he had made fraudulent misrepresentations to Singaporean pair; facility in Las Vegas was never built

Two Singaporean businessmen who were persuaded by a then lawyer to invest US$750,000 in a proposed medical marijuana facility in Las Vegas - which was never built - are entitled to get their investment sum back in full.

On Thursday, the High Court ordered former lawyer Then Feng to repay the outstanding sum of US$141,120.30 (S$187,813) to Mr Colin Chew and Mr Marcus Lim.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 03, 2021, with the headline 'Ex-lawyer ordered to repay duo over abortive US medical marijuana project'. Subscribe