City Harvest trial: Ren Ci scandal sparked panic among church leaders

City Harvest trial: Ren Ci scandal sparked panic among church leaders
Auditor Foong Daw Ching arriving in court on Sept 18, 2013. The Ren Ci scandal sparked an internal panic within the City Harvest Church, with church leaders frantically trying to ensure that their own investments in church-linked companies were above-board, a court heard on Wednesday.

SINGAPORE  - This happened in 2008, about a year after the church had invested $13 million in Xtron Productions, a music production firm that was managing City Harvest co-founder Ho Yeow Sun's singing career at the time. Several of the six church leaders accused of misusing church funds had in fact reached out to auditor Foong Daw Ching and prepared documents about the church's transactions for him to review.

 


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