SINGAPORE (July 8): Sembcorp Marine (SembMarine) has lodged a suspicious transaction report linked to ex-employee Martin Cheah Kok Choon with the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force.

The suspicious transaction is linked to Cheah when he was president of SembMarine’s Brazilian subsidiary, Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA) until June 2015 when his employment was terminated.

SembMarine said the transaction came to light as part of the ongoing investigations of Operation Car Wash, the codename for the corruption probe into Petrobras, Brazil’s national oil company, in which other companies paid officials at the oil producer to win business.

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