In Malaysia businessman pleads not guilty to cheating four into coming to Liberia

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SIBU: A businessman has been released on bail of RM12, 500 or $3,057.25 in two sureties by the Magistrate’s Court here after he pleaded not guilty to five charges of cheating on Tuesday (March 12).

The accused, Die Sing Kwong, 60, was slapped with five charges under Section 417 of the Penal Code.

Die Sing kwong was charged in the Sibu Magistrate’s Court here today with five counts of cheating five individuals involving non-existent logging jobs in Liberia in January this year.

However, he pleaded not guilty to five charges under Section 415 (b) of the Penal Code, and punishable under Section 417 of the same law, which carries an imprisonment of up to five years or a fine or both.

Magistrate Stella Augustine Druce allowed the accused a RM12,500 of $3, 057.25 bail in two sureties.

Source: The Star Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.