Illegal Gambling Syndicate Appropriated $ 20 Million In 9 Years
In singapore, a litigation on the organizers of an illegal gambling syndicate, which operated in the country of 9 years. He presumably assigned customer cash in the amount of from $ 9.7 to $ 20.2 million.
Lim ten kok, one of the operators, recognized himself guilty of three crimes in accordance with the new law on organized crime, which was adopted in parliament in 2015 and entered into force in june 2016. He also acknowledged two other accusations related to illegal gambling activities.
It is reported that more than 30 people who participated in illegal gambling were arrested.
Lim ten kok accepted illegal rates from 80 players. Over time, he organized a syndicate, within which about 15 agents also acted, also taking illegal rates. During the trial, it became known that lim earned more than $ 200,000 in the period from 2007 to 2015.
The judge intends to sentence the accused by five years and four months of the prison sentence with a fine of $ 288,000.
The lawyer of the accused stephen lam asked his client to be sentenced to imprisonment for a period of three years and eight months to four years with a fine of $ 200,000. The lawyer also added that lim had committed crimes due to the fact that he had been in difficult financial circumstances and had to collect funds for the treatment of renal failure of his daughter.
It is expected that the organizer of the criminal syndicate will be sentenced to january 15 of the next year, and at the moment it was released on a deposit of $ 15,000.
Previously, representatives of the international casino administration reported that coordinated measures for the supervision of singapore’s casino resorts work well.