S'porean woman, 48, jailed 7 months for redeeming 397 face mask kits using foreign workers' FIN numbers

17/1/2022 1:35:00 PM

That's a lot of masks.

S'porean woman, 48, jailed 7 months for redeeming 397 face mask kits using foreign workers' FIN numbers

That's a lot of masks.

Each person was entitled to a pack of masks. They could redeem the masks by keying in their identity number at the designated Temasek vending machines.Mothership,She was then given the foreign identification numbers (FIN) of the companies' foreign employees so she could handle their payroll and work pass applications. She stored their FIN information in her hard drive.

In particular, Chua used the FIN information of foreign employees whom she believed had either left Singapore or could not enter Singapore due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, as she knew that they were less likely to redeem their mask kits.She took a total of 397 mask kits worth S$3,176.

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For $3000 worth of masks, 7 months 😅hope she learn some common sense in there. Make her distribute these masks to foreign workers, one mask at a time cane her coochie

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for illegally redeeming 397 sets of face masks from vending machines distributed by Temasek Foundation.LinkedIn SINGAPORE — While working as a recruiter, Chua Sah May used multiple identification numbers of foreign employees to illegally redeem nearly 400 free face mask kits given out by Temasek Foundation to help combat the spread of Covid-19.She wrote: “I have been in the intensive care unit (ICU) for 48 hours.LinkedIn SINGAPORE — While working as a recruiter, Chua Sah May used multiple identification numbers of foreign employees to illegally redeem nearly 400 free face mask kits given out by Temasek Foundation to help combat the spread of Covid-19.

She had pleaded guilty to one count of cheating. In June 2020 and September 2020, Temasek Foundation distributed mask kits containing two reusable face masks per kit to every Singapore resident for free. The Singaporean pleaded guilty in a district court to a single cheating charge. Each person was entitled to a pack of masks. I am so sorry for making my family worried. They could redeem the masks by keying in their identity number at the designated Temasek vending machines. The court heard that Chua was outsourced by her company to chemicals companies Clariant Singapore and Archroma Singapore at the time. Used foreign identification numbers to redeem masks According to court documents seen by Mothership, Chua was working as a recruiter at the time of her offences. Court documents however did not state the name of her employer.

She was outsourced to two companies— Clariant Singapore and Archroma Singapore. She was given the foreign identification numbers (FIN) of their foreign employees so she could handle their payroll and work pass applications, storing the information in her hard drive. On the advice of her family doctor, Reis sought treatment at a hospital. She was then given the foreign identification numbers (FIN) of the companies' foreign employees so she could handle their payroll and work pass applications. She stored their FIN information in her hard drive. She copied the FINs on a piece of paper and took it to Yio Chu Kang Community Club, collecting at least 397 mask kits valued at about S$3,100. However, Chua had wanted more masks for her own use during each of Temasek Foundation’s mask kits distribution. Grateful to be alive, Reis stressed the importance of being mindful one’s health. Thus, she used the employees' FIN information without their authorisation to illegally redeem the masks. After she was arrested, she surrendered 454 mask kits from her home to the police. After she was arrested, she surrendered 454 mask kits from her home to the police.

In particular, Chua used the FIN information of foreign employees whom she believed had either left Singapore or could not enter Singapore due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, as she knew that they were less likely to redeem their mask kits. Collected 397 Temasek mask kits According to court documents, Chua went to Yio Chu Kang Community Club on 397 occasions and keyed in the FIN information of the foreign employees at the vending machines to redeem the mask kits. Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) Louis Ngia sought at least seven months’ jail, noting that the masks Chua took could have lasted her more than 66 years.” Reis was last seen in public on Christmas, as a guest on HK Television Entertainment’s fourth season of King Maker, a talent variety show. She took a total of 397 mask kits worth S$3,176. Temasek Foundation would not have so delivered the Temasek mask kits to her were it not so deceived, court documents stated. “While the offence was admittedly not sophisticated, the offence was persistently carried out across two mask distribution initiatives. Arrested after she was caught in CCTV On Oct. Source: CNA/yy. It could not be said that the accused had acted out of impulse,” the prosecutor added.

3, 2020, a sales manager for Clariant South East Asia lodged a police report after he tried to retrieve his face masks from the vending machine but was unable to do so as the system stated he had already redeemed his masks on Sep. Chua’s lawyer Ramesh Tiwary said in mitigation that his client had “truly learned” her lesson, and that spending one night in prison lockup had “really driven home the point that she cannot behave in the way she did”. 27, 2020. CCTV footage on Sep. Several other individuals have been prosecuted in recent months for unlawfully redeeming Temasek Foundation face masks from vending machines, including. 27, 2020, showed Chua redeeming three Temasek mask kits from a vending machine. She was subsequently arrested and surrendered 454 mask kits in her home to the police.

However"for hygiene reasons" the Temasek Foundation was unable to accept the mask kits, court documents stated. Prosecution sought for at least seven months' jail The prosecution had sought for at least seven months' jail for Chua, stating that she had"exploited an important initiative by the Temasek Foundation". The Temasek Foundation estimated that a pair of the face masks may last for up to two months. Which meant Chua took enough masks to theoretically last her a total of more than 66 years. Follow and listen to our podcast here: Top images by Mothership.

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