Former City Harvest Church fund manager sensed something was wrong in 2010
Former City Harvest Church (CHC) fund manger, Chew Eng Han, told the court today he sensed something was wrong in 2010, just before the Commercial Affairs Department raid.
Chew said he had then asked CHC deputy senior pastor and co-accused, Tan Ye Peng, if all the board members knew about the Xtron and Firna bonds.
Said Chew: "He kept silent and that's when my antenna went up. I know his style. When there's silence, it's usually not a good answer."
Chew, who is unrepresented and who broke away from the church in 2013, also told the court the church was a high risk taker when it came to investments.
Chew, Kong, Tan and three others are accused of misusing millions of church money.
First, $24 million was allegedly used to fund the music career of singer Ho Yeow Sun; then $26.6 million to cover up the initial amount.
Read the full report in our print edition on Jan 28.
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