Tag: Crime

Man caught taking upskirt videos at the National Library sentenced to 18 weeks jail

Singapore—An engineer was sentenced to 18 weeks jail for taking upskirt videos over the past six years. Pang Chang Wai (38) is an engineer and is married with two children. He targeted many students wearing school uniforms in his indecent videos. Read: Man sentenced to 24 days in...

Former Yale-NUS student claims filming housemates as they showered relieved stress

Singapore—A former student of Yale-NUS admitted to filming his female housemates as they used the shower. The peeping tom said that he committed the offences in order to "destress from his academic pressure." Yale-NUS allowed male and female students to live in a co-ed house...

Student who filmed women in toilets asks for leave to continue studies abroad

A student from a prestigious British school is facing charges for filming several women in the toilet. The accused student, whose identity cannot be revealed, secretly recorded women as they used the toilet. Read: Teenager films woman in Community Club toilet to “know what she was doing” A...

Woman trespasses into bank, assaults employee after being denied her money

A woman trespassed into a branch of United Overseas Bank (UOB) and assaulted an employee when the bank withheld S$67,000 from her. Yang Minying (42), originally from China but now a Singapore citizen, was listed as the owner of a clinic, a merchant linked to...

Malaysian man jailed for link in $39.9 million SkillsFuture scam

A former security guard was the next person to be convicted for his links to a S$39.9 million SkillsFuture (SSG) scam. Malaysian national Nathan Muniandy, 50, was convicted of helping launder S$3.15 million from the SkillsFuture Court Grant Scheme. He pleaded guilty to six charges of...

Former Grab driver rates himself 5 stars using passenger’s lost phone

A former Grab driver was charged and fined S$5,000 for several incidents of harassment and computer misuse. On Sept 9, 2017, Alvin Ng Liang Dong (32) used his passenger's phone to give himself a five star rating on the Grab app. The female passenger (28) reportedly...

Suspect swallows poison after verdict in French murder case

by Elia VAISSIERE and Clement MELKI The suspect for the rape and murder of a young woman in northern France almost two decades ago was under guard in hospital Saturday after he swallowed  pesticide in an apparent suicide bid following his conviction. Willy Bardon, on trial...

Uber reveals thousands of reported sexual assaults in US

by Julie JAMMOT Ridesharing leader Uber, under fire around the world for its safety record, said it had tallied nearly 6,000 sexual assaults in the United States over the past couple of years. That included more than 450 cases of rape, according to Uber's first public...

One more charge in killer litter case: it was a ‘religiously aggravated’ act

Singapore—The Australian national accused in the “killer litter case” where an elderly Muslim man was killed when a wine bottle was thrown out of a high-rise building and hit him on the head is now facing an additional charge. Forty-seven-year-old Andrew Gosling is faced with...

Two dead, three injured in London Bridge stabbing by previous terror convict

Usman Khan (28) was the prime suspect in the stabbing incident on London Bridge last Friday (Nov 29). A man and a woman were killed and three others injured in Friday's terror incident. The victims' identities have not yet been released by officials as of...