Dealer and casino patron charged with colluding to commit fraud

A Marina Bay Sands (MBS) dealer and a casino patron were hauled up to court this morning to answer to criminal breach of trust charges.

The court heard that Chin Jun Cheng, 24, who works at MBS as a croupier, and 39-year-old Ong Teck Meng, had on Friday colluded to misappropriate $200 in gaming chips at the casino.

The prosecution has applied for the two accused persons to be remanded for further investigations. It is believed that other suspects involved in the case are still at large.

the case against them will be heard in court again on Feb 1.

If found guilty, the two men may be jailed for up to 15 years and fined.

The case is being handled by police officers from the Casino Crime Investigation Branch of the Criminal Investigation Department.

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