A 24 year old man from Malaysia was recently charged for stealing a bag filled with casino chips at the Marina Bay Sands casino in Singapore.
According to The Coverage, the incident took place on the 2nd September last year whereby a casino patron reported that his bag was stolen from him at about 8.45pm. His bag contained a BMW car key, some credit cards, RM30,000 in cash, a mobile phone and a whopping RM2.7 million worth of casino chips.
The suspect, Jackson Yeoh, was arrested in Malaysia with help from the Royal Malaysian Police Force and was handed over to the Singapore police force on Wednesday.
Jackson was charged in court on Thursday for theft under section 379, chapter 224 of the Penal Code. If found guilty, he faces jail of up to three years, a fine or both.