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CAGED for Ten Years Without Parole: Justice Madigan jails former senior FIRCA employee convicted of money laundering $350,000 to 12 years imprisonment
A 41-year-old former employee of Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority convicted of money laundering involving $350,000 has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment. During the trial, the court heard that between 1st March 2008 and 30th September 2010, Robin Surya Shyam obtained $350,000 as a result of false income tax refunds.
It was also revealed that Shyam asked friends for their bank account details so that refunds could be paid into these accounts and then withdrawn in cash and given to him.
The court heard that Shyam told his accomplices that he was owed money but did not want his wife to know about it.
Shyam’s lawyer, Filimoni Vosarogo during mitigation informed the court that his client, who is married with two children, is remorseful.
However, High Court Judge Justice Paul Madigan said that Shyam has displayed a lack of remorse throughout the proceeding and is in a state of denial as he blames one of the accomplices for coming up with the idea to generate the funds.
Justice Madigan also said that there is no trace of any of the $350,000 generated by this scheme which could be returned to the Government revenue.
Shyam is eligible for parole after serving 10 years behind the bar. Source: Fijivillage News