Anti-graft official said to have gambled with agency’s money

 

Edwin Yeo Seow Hiong, an assistant director of the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau, was charged 21 counts related to allegations he misappropriated S$1.7 million ($1.3 million) of the agency’s money between 2008 and 2012. Twelve of the counts relate to allegations he used a chunk of the funds he took to gamble at the Marina Bay Sands casino. He is said to have spent more than S$240,000 at the casino between May and September 2012, with at least 12 visits.