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Ex-BSI banker trial: Yeo Jiawei told lies and half truths to CAD, say prosecutors

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 14:03

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Former BSI banker Yeo Jiawei told lies and half-truths to the police to hide his use of a second phone line to communicate with his former boss Kevin Swampillai and associate Samuel Goh after they were pulled up for interrogation by the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD), prosecutors say.

[SINGAPORE] Former BSI banker Yeo Jiawei told lies and half-truths to the police to hide his use of a second phone line to communicate with his former boss Kevin Swampillai and associate Samuel Goh after they were pulled up for interrogation by the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD), prosecutors say.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Tan Kiat Pheng, in his cross-examination of Yeo on Wednesday morning, said that Yeo, despite being warned by the CAD to not talk to the witnesses, communicated and arranged to meet with the two men using a second line because he knew CAD was investigating him for "illicit transactions".

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