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Businessman charged with forgery, cheating in RM2.1m land deal

 

KLANG (July 10): A 30-year-old businessman from Tanjong Karang was charged with forgery and cheating at the Sessions Court here, reported The Star today.

Tan Sing Tze was accused forging documents for a transaction at the Kuala Selangor District and Land Office on Oct 27, 2015.

He was also charged with cheating Tan Hock Kian, 33, and Lim Kean Woon, 37, by “inducing” them to purchase land in Kampung Kuantan at “an inflated price of RM2.1 million on Nov 23, 2015”.

Sing Tze was charged under Section 471 of the Penal Code which is punishable under Section 467 of the same code for the first offence, reported the daily.

He could end up with a maximum jail time of 20 years and a fine if found guilty.

Sing Tze was charged under Section 420 of the Penal Code for the second offence and faces a jail time of not less than one year and not more than 10 years and a potential fine.

Bail was set at RM40,000 with two sureties and mention of case was fixed on Aug 8.

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