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TUSSLE OVER WIDOW’S FORTUNE: PR STATUS OF EX-TOUR GUIDE UNDER PROBE

"The ICA is aware of media reports on the case and is looking into the matter." The spokesman said PR applications are decided by factors including qualifications, income and length of stay in Singapore. But he warned: "Individuals who provide false information in their application for immigration facilities will be dealt with firmly under the law. "In addition, they will have their immigration facilities cancelled or revoked." Those convicted of offences also risk losing their PR, the spokesman added. Besides the ICA probe, Mr Yang also faces a police investigation.

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40-YEAR OLD PRC CHEAT MADE PHYSICAL ADVANCES TOWARDS WEALTHY 87-YEAR OLD WIDOW

Madam Chang, who has known Madam Chung for more than 50 years, said Mr Yang "manipulated" and "took advantage" of her friend's feelings. "He would frequently make physical advances towards (Madam Chung), shamelessly hugging and kissing her in front of myself and the maids and driver," related Madam Chang. "He would have his meals with (Madam Chung), uttering sweet nothings to her."

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PRC FAMILY TRIED TO TAKE OVER $40 MILLION ASSETS OF 87 YEAR OLD WIDOW

A seven-hour stand-off between an 87-year-old Singaporean widow and a 34-year-old PRC woman ended yesterday after the younger woman agreed to leave the widow's $30 million bungalow, where she had stayed for a year without rent. It was the latest twist in a saga that began in 2008, after the widow, retired physiotherapist Chung Khin Chun, met the Chinese woman's tour guide husband while on holiday in China.

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THAT HOLLAND VILLAGE OLD WOMAN TRIED TO CON ME $500

I don’t know why, but I still had a soft spot for her and I knew that I would never see the money again, but I wanted to do my due diligence and help her sort out a better solution to the “grave injustice” that had been done to her. I offered to buy her tea at the HV market and tried to uncover her story and talk to the players to reach a better outcome. Oh, how it unravelled from there. She would make fake calls on her phone without actually dialling numbers, and furnished me with names and contacts that didn’t exist. She declined to say which bank the alleged loan was from. Nothing existed. I declined to give her $500.

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INDIA: S’PORE CHEATED BY BUYING ENTIRE PRC-BORN TABLE TENNIS TEAM

Asian Games have been tough and the Olympics tougher, but the Indian paddlers have started to feel the pinch at the Commonwealth Games too, largely due to the domination of China-born players in the event. The Indians won two gold medals – including one by top paddler Achantha Sharath Kamal – at the Melbourne Games in 2006 and one at the Delhi Games. But they will return home without a gold this time after Sharath Kamal lost his semifinal match on Saturday to Zhan Jian, who competed for the Chinese national team for 10 years before shifting base to Singapore.

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TEACHER CHEATS STUDENT OF $4,000

CLAIMING that a needy student needed to borrow money, a former secondary school teacher tricked one of his students into handing over $4,000. But the needy student never existed, and the man took the money for himself. Low Yiming was yesterday jailed for four months for cheating his former student on three occasions in 2011.

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CHEAT CONS VICTIMS WITH DUD CHEQUES

A SERIAL cheat gave his victims cheques as payment for religious artwork, baby strollers, laptops and even the lease for an apartment in Katong - even though he did not have the money in the bank to pay for them. Mohamed Amir Mohamed Tafel, 31 and jobless, is believed to have sold off some of the goods, worth about $10,000, and pocketed the proceeds. Yesterday, he was sentenced to three years and four months in prison after pleading guilty to 14 charges.

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PRC NATIONALS ONLY JAILED 4-YEARS AFTER CHEATED LIFE SAVINGS OF ELDERLY SINGAPOREANS

TWO Chinese nationals who conned a pair of elderly women out of their life savings with tales of evil spirits and hospitalised children were jailed for a total of more than eight years yesterday. Li Lianying, 50, and Li Peng, 45, were part of a five-member group which came to Singapore to prey on the old and vulnerable, a court heard. They cheated part-time cleaners Goh Kah Keow, 72, and Chua Peck Har, 66, of around $440,000.

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