Jul 25, 2013

    CPIB officer facing fraud charges involving $1.7m

    A Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) officer was charged in court yesterday with misappropriating $1.7 million of public funds. Acknowledging concern over recent high-profile cases involving public officers, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean said a study was conducted on such officers, adding that it is "vital" to ensure integrity in the public service.