SINGAPORE (Aug 18): Yeo Jiawei, the former wealth planner at BSI, has been hit with two additional charges in court on Thursday for perverting the course of justice.

This means Yeo currently faces four charges of perverting the course of justice, out of a total of 11 charges.

The 33-year-old has been described by prosecutors as having played a central role in facilitating the transfer of money defrauded from state-owned fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). The prosecution is alleging that Yeo has on many occasions tampered with witnesses.

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