Stories By Alice Chia
130 Sep 2014 Tue
City Harvest Church finance manager Sharon Tan explained in court that she had certain concerns over some transactions in the church's investments.
229 Sep 2014 Mon
The prosecution said emails reveal that City Harvest Church finance manager Sharon Tan was intent on making sure the church made payments to Xtron to "cover up" a hole.
326 Sep 2014 Fri
The minutes for a 2009 meeting states that the CHC board had approved advance rental to be paid to Xtron Productions, but finance manager Sharon Tan admitted that the figures had not been brought up at that meeting.
425 Sep 2014 Thu
Messages between church leaders Sharon Tan and Chew Eng Han were cited by prosecutors as proof that they tried to not let the church's auditor find out that church funds were used to redeem Firna bonds.
524 Sep 2014 Wed
Investment decisions that were not documented in meeting minutes and alleged false entries in the church's accounts were also the subject of the trial on Wednesday.
623 Sep 2014 Tue
As part of the prosecution's continuing bid to show that Xtron was a shell company controlled by the church, it also charged that a phone message from CHC finance manager was evidence that fund flows between Xtron and the church were "treated very much as money going from one pocket to another".
722 Sep 2014 Mon
It is the prosecution's case that Sharon Tan was trying to hide that advance rental from the church had been channelled into the redemption of Firna bonds.
819 Sep 2014 Fri
Sharon Tan denied that an agreement involving advance rental paid to production house Xtron was a sham, and said good controls were put in place for the church's investments.
918 Sep 2014 Thu
Sharon Tan said the plan to redeem the Xtron and Firna bonds had been approved by the church's board in 2009, and the church's audit committee and investment committee had also been kept informed about the plan.
1017 Sep 2014 Wed
Ms Sharon Tan revealed the figure of S$46 million for eight years of 'advance rental" during her fourth day on the stand, which saw her crying when she was questioned by her lawyer.