Ah Long San, the loan shark who kept cops on his payroll

Ah Long San, arguably the most notorious loan shark in Singapore, died at the age of 62 on Aug 27, 2018.
Ah Long San, arguably the most notorious loan shark in Singapore, died at the age of 62 on Aug 27, 2018.PHOTO: ST FILE

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

It may sound like a scenario 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 of all time - Mr Chua Tiong Tiong, better known as Ah Long San.

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