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All ten Fujian-born suspects in S$1 billion money laundering case remanded for another eight days

The Singapore Court convened on Wednesday to address the case of ten Fujian-born individuals apprehended in a prominent S$1 billion money laundering case.

Media reports reveal all accused were remanded eight days for ongoing investigations, with proceedings resuming on 30 August.



SINGAPORE: On Wednesday (23 Aug), the Singapore Court convened to address the case of ten apprehended Fujian-born foreigners who are accused in a high-profile S$1 billion money laundering case.

As per media reports, all the accused individuals were subjected to an additional eight days of remand to facilitate ongoing investigations. The court will reconvene on the following Wednesday (30 Aug) for further proceedings.

The prosecution provided reasoning for their request to extend the remand, suggesting that releasing the accused might lead to potential “collusion” and the risk of “contamination” of evidence.

During the court session on Wednesday, the prosecution informed the court about indications that the individuals under investigation in the case are operating within a network.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Ng Jean Ting presented this argument while opposing bail for one of the accused, Su Baolin, aged 41.

She emphasized that there could be a necessity to interview witnesses who are not among the initial ten individuals charged in the case.

“Fujian Gang” allegedly linked to S$1 billion money laundering case

Last Tuesday (15 Aug), the Singapore Police Force (SPF) apprehended ten individuals and confiscated assets, including properties and luxury cars, with an estimated value of approximately S$1 billion (equivalent to US$737 million).

They are brought to court last Wednesday (16 Aug) and slated with a range of charges, including forgery, money laundering, and resisting arrest. Their identity being reported are:

  1. Su Haijin (苏海金), 40, a Cypriot national
  2. Su Baolin (苏宝林), a 41-year-old Cambodian national
  3. Su Jianfeng (苏剑锋), a 35-year-old national of Vanuatu
  4. Zhang Ruijin (张瑞进), aged 44, a Chinese national
  5. Lin Baoying (林宝英), 43 years old, a Chinese national
  6. Chen Qingyuan (陈清远), a 33-year-old Cambodian national
  7. Vang Shuiming (万/王水明), a 42-year-old Turkish national
  8. Su Wenqiang (苏文强), a 31-year-old Cambodian national
  9.  Wang Baosen (王宝森), a 31-year-old Chinese national
  10. Wang Dehai (王德海), a 34-year-old male Cypriot national

While possessing different nationalities, all of them hail from Fujian, China.

Bail requested by Su Baolin’s lawyer for his client

Su Baolin, a Cambodian national, faced charges for utilizing a forged document. He was apprehended at a luxurious residence on Nassim Road, known as a good class bungalow (GCB), where he was allegedly found with a foreign passport suspected to be issued by China.

During the arrest, authorities seized various items including a sum exceeding S$777,000 in cash, 33 luxury bags and watches, and 75 pieces of jewellery.

Additionally, the police took action to freeze three linked bank accounts that held a combined balance exceeding S$2.4 million.

On Wednesday, DPP Ng said Su Baolin disclosed that Su Baolin had a congenital heart condition and had been admitted to Changi Medical Centre (CMC) from 18 to 20 August.

In light of his health condition, Su’s lawyer requested bail on his behalf.

However, DPP Ng raised objections, asserting that there was no indication his medical condition couldn’t be managed while he remained in remand. She further noted that additional time was necessary for ongoing investigations.

DPP Ng elaborated that the total value of assets seized from Su Baolin and his spouse exceeded $130 million. Furthermore, she highlighted that pending documents were awaited from nine financial institutions and that a forensic extraction and review of 10 devices were currently underway.

After considering the arguments, District Judge Terence Tay concurred with the prosecution’s stance and denied Su’s application for bail.

Su Haijin appeared on screen in court from hospital

Su Haijin, brother of Su Baolin, made a virtual court appearance from the hospital, his limbs encased in casts.

He reportedly leapt from a second-floor balcony and was later discovered concealed in a drain by the police last Tuesday.

The former director of No Signboard Holdings, a restaurant operator, is also charged with resisting arrest. He purportedly refused to open his room door at 16 Ewart Park in the early hours of 15 August.

Suffering fractures to his hands and legs from the fall, he remained conscious as he was transported to the hospital.

During a recent court session, the prosecutor revealed the seizure of 18 properties and cars worth over S$160 million under the names of Su and his wife. The origin of these funds requires further investigation.

Documentation is pending from six financial institutions, and forensic extraction and review are underway for 14 seized devices.

Upon the request of Su Haijin’s lawyer, Judge Tay approved a 15-minute hospital visit to discuss the necessity of surgery.

Su’s lawyer conveyed that his client had suffered fractures in his heels, femur, and wrists.

During the court appearance, Su Haijin inquired about arranging for a surgeon to perform an operation on him. In response, Judge Tay indicated that this decision would be made in collaboration with his legal representation and the hospital.

Furthermore, the judge permitted Su Haijin to virtually connect with his family during the court proceedings via his lawyer’s laptop camera, however, direct communication was not allowed.

Despite his condition with his hand in a cast, Su Haijin managed to wave to his family.

Chen Qingyuan’s request for a phone call with his wife was denied

According to Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) Edwin Soh, another suspect, Chen Qingyuan, had three luxury cars seized. Additionally, one property received a prohibition of disposal order, effectively preventing its sale.

DPP Soh explained that efforts were underway to trace the origin of funds for these assets, collectively valued at approximately $10 million. The police were also awaiting the submission of bank documents.

Chen’s request for a phone call with his wife was denied.

DPP Soh raised the possibility of such communication involving discussions about asset dissipation, with potential involvement of external parties through Chen’s wife.

Su Wenqiang offers cooperation with authorities in exchange for expediated court hearing

Su Wenqiang (Source: Lianhe Zaobao)

According to DPP Edwin Soh, defendant Su Wenqiang’s two luxury cars, valued at S$600,000, were seized under his wife’s name.

DPP Soh explained that the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) needed to establish the origin of funds for these vehicles. As part of this process, they were awaiting statements from two financial institutions associated with his wife.

Furthermore, five mobile phones and two laptops had been confiscated and were currently undergoing examination.

In his pursuit for an earlier court hearing, Su Wenqiang expressed willingness to cooperate with the authorities.

However, Judge Tay declined the request, citing that the prosecution was still in the process of gathering evidence.

Assets affiliated to Lin Baoying totalling S$72 million

Lin Baoying, the sole female among the ten individuals facing charges, had her name attached to two seized cars and five properties that received a prohibition of disposal order.

DPP Soh highlighted the considerable value of the assets taken from her, totalling a staggering S$72 million.

The investigation aimed to discern the origins of funds tied to these assets, necessitating the collection of bank documents from five financial institutions related to her spouse’s accounts.

Lin and her lover, Zhang Ruijin, both Chinese nationals, have each been charged with one count of forgery. They were apprehended at a bungalow located in Pearl Island at Sentosa Cove.

Zhang possessed a foreign passport, seemingly issued by Saint Kitts and Nevis, a Caribbean island nation. Meanwhile, Lin was allegedly found with foreign passports believed to be issued by Dominica and Turkey.

Police reports indicated the confiscation of cash exceeding S$7.6 million, accompanied by prohibition of disposal orders for nine properties and five vehicles with an estimated combined value surpassing S$106 million.

During the charging process, Zhang referred to Lin and told the court: “You can separate her crimes from me, we are just lovers… You can bail me out, but remand her.”

Seized properties exceeding S$49 million in Wang Dehai’s case

In the case involving Wang Dehai, properties with a combined value surpassing S$49 million have been seized.

DPP Ng informed the court about the ongoing review of 11 confiscated devices.

Wang faced a single charge of money laundering and was apprehended at his condominium located on Paterson Hill, close to Orchard Road.

During the proceedings on Wednesday, Wang adamantly refuted the charges brought against him.

He declared before the court, “I’m being illegally detained. I have been in Singapore for five years and I have not done anything unlawful.”

District Judge Tay indicated that Wang could present his defense at a later stage.

Court rejects bail requests, emphasizes continued remand for investigation purposes

The remaining accused individuals, namely Zhang Ruijin, Su Jianfen, Vang Shuiming, and Wang Baosen, have also been subjected to an additional eight-day remand to facilitate ongoing investigations.

The cases of these individuals have been extended until 30 August for the next court hearing.

While one of the defense attorneys sought bail for their client and a 15-minute consultation, another lawyer requested permission for their client’s wife to visit.

Nevertheless, the court dismissed these appeals and sided with the prosecution’s assertion that the complexity and depth of the case necessitated continued remand for the purpose of thorough investigations.




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What is happening here? What are our regulator doing all these while? What are our enforcement agency doing all these while? What happen if this is a terrorist plot?

Maybe the case is too complex and transnational for them. In the end, these group will be handed down the sternest of all mother stern warning to show the gravity of the case. Remember KOM.

If all else fails, these group can make application for their hearing to be carried out by their ownself check ownself with ownself clear ownself ruling which is Uniquely Singapore.


Remember the Ang Moh guy telling his kid on MRT about poor Singaporeans. He had a Porsche.
Got Ang Moh also la. SG police yet to catch. Maybe cannot smell, because Ang Moh.

foreign talents? tsk tsk tsk

Welcome to sinkapore !! LoL

I suppose foreigners given Singapore citizenship may be criminals being arrested by foreign law enforcement. I am sure it is going to happen soon.Gambling, arms dealing, prostitution and drug dealing and consumption are trademarks of those who are allowed into Singapore because they flash their ill-gotten gains. Our Law enforcement is a total failure.

So many ……………..

My memorable moment is PHOTO SHOOT WITH pm .