34-year-old Singaporean man arrested in Cambodia for cheating customers out of $4 million

A Singaporean man was arrested on Jun 23 at Phnom Penh International Airport as he attempted to flee the country.

Stomp contributor Fisherman Friend alerted Stomp to the Cambodian news via Facebook.

Eng Wei Khiong was wanted on fraud charges for cheating customers out of nearly US$3 million ($4 million).

The Interior Ministry's criminal department made the arrest, executing a warrant for the 34-year-old director of Securecom Media Co. Ltd, reports Khmer Times.

Dara Sophanha, a lawyer representing more than 100 of his victims, said that he is accused of fraud and breach of trust for cheating hundreds of people out of nearly US$3 million.