SINGAPORE (Apr 1): Dressed in purple prison garb, the man said to be behind the steep rise and sudden fall of a trio of penny stocks in 2013 was the picture of calm. Sitting cross-ankled in the dock, he listened intently to court proceedings. During adjournments, he engaged with people around him in a seemingly good-natured manner. At one point, he quipped that his lunch was not much different from his meals in prison. And, he even returned a “thumbs up” from an unidentified man in the public gallery.

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