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Updated: 01/08/2013 05:39 | By Channel NewsAsia

Ex—casino dealer arrested for impersonation

Ex—casino dealer arrested for impersonation


Ex—casino dealer arrested for impersonation

SINGAPORE: Police have arrested a 26—year—old male Singaporean for trespassing into the Marina Bay Sands casino and posing as its staff.

He used to work as a dealer at the casino.

The man will be charged in court on Tuesday at 9am and will face a total of nine charges.

The Police and Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA) warned that it will take all necessary and appropriate prosecutorial actions against persons who commit crimes or regulatory offences in the casinos.

Under the Penal Code, a person faces imprisonment of up to two years and is liable to a fine if convicted for the offence of trespassing.

If convicted for impersonating a holder of the Special Employee Licence, an offence under the Casino Control Act, a person faces a fine not exceeding S$25,000 or imprisonment not exceeding three years or both.

— CNA/xq

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