SINGAPORE (Nov 7): Samuel Goh Sze-Wei, a prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of ex-BSI wealth planner Yeo Jiawei, received some US$4 million in fees, for playing the role of an intermediary, the court heard earlier today.

Cross-examined in this morning, Goh was described by Yeo’s lawyer Philip Fong that he was an active participant in the structures created with Yeo, which has siphoned money from BSI clients including Brazen Sky, a subsidiary of 1MDB.

Throughout the proceedings, Goh has maintained that he merely took instructions from Yeo. “I act as his nominee, I acted on his instructions.”

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