Cambodian Consul in China Arrested on Corruption Charges

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Cambodian Consul in China Arrested on Corruption Charges

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:56 pm

Anti Corruption Unit Arrests Deputy Secretary General of Foreign Ministry for Corruption
Published December 29, 2019
Cambodia Breaking News,(Phnom Penh) - On the morning of December 29, 2019, the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) sent a deputy secretary-general from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for corruption.
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Kruy Lim Heng, 45, deputy secretary-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and former Cambodian Consul General in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, was arrested on Dec. 27 for questioning about corruption during his tenure in China.

Kuch Kimlong, a spokesman for the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, declined to comment, citing a pending trial.

A source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation informed Swift News on the morning of December 29, 2019 that Kruy Lim Heng is accused of abuse of power involving visas issued in Kunming between 2016 and June 2018, as well as irregularities in the Consulate General's budget spending.
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Re: Cambodian Consul in China Arrested on Corruption Charges

Post by Duncan » Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:14 pm

Something rings a bell with this. Is this not old news from years back ?
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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Re: Cambodian Consul in China Arrested on Corruption Charges

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:22 pm

Duncan wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:14 pm
Something rings a bell with this. Is this not old news from years back ?
Were you thinking of the Cambodian Ambassador to South Korea ?
newsworthy/cambodian-ambassador-south-k ... on#p119759
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Re: Cambodian Consul in China Arrested on Corruption Charges

Post by Duncan » Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:27 pm

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:22 pm
Duncan wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:14 pm
Something rings a bell with this. Is this not old news from years back ?
Were you thinking of the Cambodian Ambassador to South Korea ?
newsworthy/cambodian-ambassador-south-k ... on#p119759

OK , thanks. That's the one,,,, Same same, but different.
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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Re: Cambodian Consul in China Arrested on Corruption Charges

Post by Username Taken » Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:44 pm

Duncan wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:27 pm
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:22 pm
Duncan wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:14 pm
Something rings a bell with this. Is this not old news from years back ?
Were you thinking of the Cambodian Ambassador to South Korea ?
newsworthy/cambodian-ambassador-south-k ... on#p119759

OK , thanks. That's the one,,,, Same same, but different.
I wonder how many kilo of gold this guy has.
... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

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Re: Cambodian Consul in China Arrested on Corruption Charges

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:07 am

December 30, 2019
Former consul general accused of embezzling visa fees in China

Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday charged and jailed a former consul general to China for allegedly misappropriating funds from visa fees while he was based in Yunnan province from 2016 to last year.

Court spokesman Y Rin identified him as Kroy Limheng and said he was sent for pretrial detention at Prey Sar Prison.

“Kroy Limheng was charged with misappropriating public funds and embezzlement while he was the head of the Cambodian consulate in China’s Kunming city,” he noted. “The investigating judge decided to detain him in prison.

Limheng faces two to five years imprisonment as well as a fine of up to ten million riel [about $2,500] if convicted.

Mr Rin said that Limheng allegedly embezzeled fees paid for 2,100 visas while he headed the consulate.
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