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Businessman charged for bringing S$12 million into Singapore

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SINGAPORE — Nov. 23, 2017: A Malaysian businessman was charged today with failing to give a full and accurate report about monies totalling S$12 million (S$1=RM3) that he brought here between September 4, 2013, and April 16, 2014.

The Straits Times reported that Abdul Jalil Sulaiman, 47, was charged with 100 counts of moving physical currency of amounts ranging from S$30,300 to S$300,000 each time at the green channel of the Woodlands checkpoint.

Referring to the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority website, the report said the channel is for those arriving in Singapore with no dutiable, controlled or prohibited goods to declare.

Jalil, who indicated that he wished to plead guilty, was supposed to report to an authorised officer on the movement of currency exceeding the prescribed amount of S$30,000.

The prosecution will be proceeding on 30 of the charges and bail of S$100,000 was offered.

Jalil will return to court on December 21. — Bernama

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