Fang’s case today


THE case of a Honiara business man alleged of involving in corrupt activities will be mentioned in court today.

The accused on the matter, James Fang, is the owner of Fangs Shop and other businesses in Honiara.

Fang is facing a charge of Forgery and Uttering in relation to incidents which occurred last year.

The charges stem from an extensive enquiry into the legitimacy of a document emailed to the Inland Revenue Division.

The document was a letter purporting to have been authored by a Government Minister, authorizing the waiving of $14,000,000 in tax payable to the Government of Solomon Islands, through the Inland Revenue Division of the Ministry of Finance & Treasury.

Investigations revealed that signature on the letter were not that of the Minister.

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