SINGAPORE (Jan 2): Returning to the stand for the third tranche of the trial of alleged 2013 penny stock crash masterminds John Soh Chee Wen and Quah Su-Ling, prosecution witness Ken Tai Chee Ming on Thursday again admitted to cheating the duo and making millions of dollars for himself.

Once part of Soh’s “inner circle” of brokers and remisiers, Tai had already admitted to manipulation of the stock market for his own gain in the second tranche of the trial in October last year.

However, Tai later claimed he only confessed to make Soh’s lawyer “happy” after a protracted and frustrating back-and-forth questioning.

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