Director of waterproofing company jailed for giving corrupt kickbacks for job awards

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The director of TAC Contracts, a company which deals in waterproofing and general works, Donald Ling Chun Teck, was jailed for 30 months today (22 Dec) after he was convicted of bribing clients that awarded jobs to his company.

Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) officers found evidences that Donald Ling was giving managing agents, contractors and property agents kickbacks which were disguised as referral fees, commissions, or tokens of appreciation. The amounts were personally handed over to these individuals as cash.

Ling was charged with 121 counts of corruptly giving payments amounting to $145,353.00 to 31 employees from various companies as incentive to help him advance the interest of TAC Contracts in June of this year. He pleaded guilty under the Prevention of Corruption Act for corruptly giving gratifications on 24 Oct.

He faced 416 others charges of corrupt payments amounting to at least $316,281.10 made to 71 other employees.