More than 200 people attend Ah Long San's funeral

Notorious loan shark Chua Tiong Tiong, also known as Ah Long San, died of a suspected heart attack last Monday. He had infiltrated the police force in the 1990s by having a network of corrupt officers on his payroll.
Notorious loan shark Chua Tiong Tiong, also known as Ah Long San, died of a suspected heart attack last Monday. He had infiltrated the police force in the 1990s by having a network of corrupt officers on his payroll.PHOTO: SHINMIN DAILY NEWS

Envelopes of cash, drinks on the house and nights of debauchery.

It may sound like a scene straight out of a Hong Kong police drama, but these were the carrots dangled in front of crooked cops in Singapore who were on the payroll of one of the most notorious loan sharks - Mr Chua Tiong Tiong, also known as Ah Long San.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 02, 2018, with the headline 'More than 200 people attend Ah Long San's funeral'. Print Edition | Subscribe