Mother helps son to enter casino illegally
A mother was charged to pay a fine of €1.106 as she thought that her son could enter a casino for free. Her son was fined €1.382 for accessing the casino without paying the €55 entrance fee and for identity theft.
Resorts World Sentosa
Pea Lay Eng (52) told her son, Chan Yao Xiang (29), that he could use her driving license to access the casino for free as she recently bought an annual membership. Chan scanned the barcode of her driving license to enter the casino at Resorts World Sentosa. After playing at the casino he used the barcode of its own identity card to leave the casino
. The security officers informed the police when they found out that Chan had employed different identities.
Casino entrance fee
residents and permanent residents need to show their identity card to enter a casino. Chan was accused of using another person’s identity to access the casino. He was also charged for avoiding the entrance fee of €55. Pea was accused of helping her son to access the casino with her driving license.
After his arrestment, Chan paid the €55 entrance fee. Both Singapore residents could have faced prison sentences up to 5 years in combination with financial penalties. For avoiding the entrance fee, Chan could have been charged to pay a fine up to €553.