28 Dec '17, 7am

[Mothership] Former Keppel lawyer spills the beans during the Keppel O&M Ltd bribery probe

The Keppel Offshore and Marine Limited (KOM) bribery probe got a big helping hand from an ex-Keppel lawyer who cracked and cut a deal. Unsealed court documents relating to the probe revealed his name as Jeffery Chow, 59, a former senior member of KOM’s legal department. Chow is a US citizen who has a residence in Singapore, and has worked for Keppel for over 25 years. Advertisement In Aug. 29, Chow pleaded guilty of conspiring to violate the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The transcripts of his plea hearing seen by Reuters make for entertaining reading: “I am deeply sorry for my conduct…I should have refused to draft the contract that we used for paying bribes and I should have resigned from Keppel.” Chow is scheduled to be sentenced on May 2, 2018. Coming clean Chow admitted that he drafted contracts with a Keppel agent in Brazil, who was deliberately overpaid by milli...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/12/former-keppel-lawyer-spills...

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