Kong Hee charged for misuse of funds at City Harvest Church
Posted by temasektimes on June 27, 2012
Besides Kong, four other people were charged for the same offence. They arrived separately but their charges were read in the dock together.
City Harvest Church founder Kong Hee faces three charges.
Senior pastor Tan Ye Peng faces 10 charges.
Finance manager Tan Shao Yuen faces seven charges.
Senior member Chew Eng Han faces 10 charges.
Former secretary of the church’s management board Lam Leng Hung faces three charges.
The five allegedly diverted S$23 million of the church’s money to fund Ho Yeow Sun’s music career in the United States. Ho is Kong Hee’s wife.
They were also charged for another S$26.6 million of misappropriated funds, used to redeem “sham bonds” to cover their tracks.
Despite the gravity of the charges, over a hundred supporters of the church turned up outside the Subordinate Courts to support Kong Hee.