Defence team seeks bail for lawyer who left Singapore after S$33mil went missing


Jeffrey Ong Su Aun is facing more than 70 charges involving $69.2 million and US$4.85 million.- JCL ADVISORS

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): Lawyers for a man facing a slew of cheating, forgery and criminal breach of trust charges involving a massive sum of nearly US$76 million have applied for him to be granted bail, arguing that he has been in remand for two years.

In a bail review on Friday (March 26), one of Jeffrey Ong Su Aun's lawyers, Tan Hee Joek, told the court that his client is a "true blue Singaporean" from a "respectable family" who also has a sibling holding a "senior position in public service".

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