By Sarah Ooi
Everyone desires to have extra money and so much people work flat out to make money. notwithstanding, there are a few between us who bitch that their funds isn't adequate yet rather than incomes their cash, they take the simple method and conspire to cheat and con others to accomplish their skill. instances featured during this booklet contain the landlord of a on-line web publication store who provided cut price items that didn't exist; the coverage agent who bought her millionaire shopper a non-existent top rate coverage; the 4 best cooks from luxurious motels charged with corruption in a S$1 million kickback case; the head physician who seriously overcharged her international consumers; a syndicate that cloned ATM playing cards to scouse borrow from a tremendous financial institution. those are the tales of the boys and girls who enable their love of cash get the higher of them.
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However, there is no predetermined face or age or race to a criminal. The criminals in this book, or those accused of crime, cover a wide age range. Their socio-economic backgrounds are also vastly different. Even charities are not spared and in two cases covered, it is the people at the top who are being taken to task for misuse of funds and abusing their position. As they ride on the wave of donor generosity, their own lifestyles or attempts at deception raise serious questions about their real intentions.
In December 2007, just before the maturity payouts were due for the fake AIA Thank You Policy, Low produced a letter signed by Mr Edmund Tse, Chairman and CEO of AIA. In the letter, Mr Ong was asked if he wanted to use the proceeds from the first AIA Thank You Policy and reinvest them in a new AIA Thank You 3 Policy. This however required an additional single-premium payout of US$8 million. Unable to raise the money in such a short time, Mr Ong then contacted AIA directly with the intent of asking for additional time to raise the premium amount.
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