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Singapore man charged over counterfeit casino chips


A Singaporean man was charged over the weekend for the possession and use of counterfeit casino chips, which were allegedly used at the Marina Bay Sands, according to local media.

Toh Hock Thiam, believed to be the leader of a syndicate responsible for counterfeit casino chips in Singapore, was arrested in Malaysia on Dec 31.

If convicted, Toh could be jailed up to seven years and/or fined a maximum of $150,000.

According to the reports, his arrest came about through cooperation with the Royal Malaysia Police and the Macau Judiciary Police.

 

Counterfeit casino chips worth more than $1 million, mobile phones and cash were also seized as case exhibits during the course of investigations.

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