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Name: Yin Yang 杨寅
Registration No.: 200905265M
Registered Address: 2F, GERALD CRESCENT, Singapore(799692)

Widow makes new will, leaves fortune to charity
Straits Times, 15 Dec 2014, Toh Yong Chuan & Carolyn Khew

Charitable trust will be set up in late husband's name, to be run by niece

THE wealthy widow fighting to retake control of her estimated $40 million assets has cut former China tour guide Yang Yin out of her will.

Madam Chung Khin Chun, 87, has made a new will which leaves nearly all her fortune to charity.

She has cancelled one made in 2010 in which Yang was set to inherit all her assets, including a $30 million bungalow off Yio Chu Kang Road.

The new will, made last Saturday, came three weeks after the Family Court ruled that the widow was mentally capable of deciding who should take care of her finances and personal welfare.

The court had allowed her to cancel a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) she granted Yang in 2012 which gave the former tour guide control over her assets.

In the new will, seen by The Straits Times, Madam Chung stipulated that $500,000 be given to Madam Chang Phie Chin, whom she calls her "dear friend". The retired teacher, 84, has known Madam Chung for more than 50 years and lived with her in her bungalow from 2005 to 2011.

Madam Chung's only sister Doris will get $500,000.

The rest will go into setting up a charitable trust named the Dr Chou Sip King Trust, in honour of her late husband - a general practitioner who died in 2007.

The couple did not have any children.

In the will, the widow appointed her niece, Madam Hedy Mok, a tour agency owner, to run the trust for 30 years and make annual donations to beneficiaries in four fields: education, children's charity, animal welfare and medical research.

"He has no more interest in my aunt's assets," said Madam Mok of Yang, adding: "He gets nothing. If he wants to challenge the will, he has to go to court."

Madam Mok added that her aunt's lawyer will be filing the new will in court soon.

The Chinese national had met the widow in 2008 while acting as her private tour guide when she visited Beijing with Madam Chang.

A year later, he moved into the widow's bungalow, claiming that she had adopted him as a grandson and asked him to look after her.

He set up a music and dance school and obtained an Employment Pass in 2009. He obtained permanent residency in 2011 and brought his wife and two young children to Singapore last year as his dependants.

The 40-year-old has since been arrested by police and charged in court. He faces 334 charges for allegedly lying to the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority and falsifying receipts made to his company, Young Music and Dance Studio.

He has been denied bail and has remained behind bars since Oct 31. He is due back in court for a pre-trial conference on Thursday.

Separately, Yang is also being sued by Madam Mok in the High Court for allegedly manipulating her aunt into handing over her assets.

Madam Mok is seeking damages and trying to add his wife, parents and previous bailor as defendants in the suit. The suit will be heard today.




Yang Yin left out of wealthy widow’s new will
By Yvonne Lim, TODAY
POSTED: 06 Apr 2015 14:31

SINGAPORE: Former China tour guide Yang Yin will not be entitled to any part of Madam Chung Khin Chun’s assets after the Court recognised a new will drawn up by the wealthy widow.

The will was made in December last year, and it leaves most of her assets to charity, and nothing to Yang. It replaces an earlier will made in 2010, in which the 88-year-old had left her entire estate — estimated at S$40 million — to Yang.

Mdm Chung had met Yang while on a trip to Beijing, where the latter acted as her private tour guide. A year later, Yang moved into Madam Chung’s Gerald Crescent bungalow with her. The widow’s niece, Madam Hedy Mok, later filed for legal action against Yang, accusing him of taking advantage of her aunt, who has since been diagnosed with dementia.

Mdm Chung’s lawyer Peter Doriasamy told TODAY that the court had “acted in (her) best interest… in light of what we have found out about Yang Yin”. The new will was made under the Mental Capacity Act due to Mdm Chung’s condition, Mr Doriasamy said. He added that under the new will, Madam Chung’s fortune will go towards various charities after she dies.

Yang’s lawyer Daniel Zhu said that he has applied for permission to meet with his client — who has been in remand since Oct 31 last year — sometime next week, to receive instructions on how to proceed.

Separately, Yang is facing more than 300 charges in total, including two for criminal breach of trust, for allegedly misappropriating S$1.1 million of Madam Chung’s assets.


Yang Yin tour guide: Ex-tour guide faces 349 criminal charges
Toh Yong Chuan, Carolyn Khew
Sunday, May 29, 2016

He is accused of plotting to steal $40 million in cash and assets from a Singaporean widow.

He has even been charged with duping the Government into granting him an employment pass and permanent residency.

And while his name may have been splashed in the local media for almost two years, former China tour guide Yang Yin has not been seen in public for 19 months.

He has spent that time in Changi Prison, after being arrested by the police in September 2014, charged a month later and denied bail.

Tomorrow, the 42-year-old makes his first public appearance in almost two years. He goes on trial for falsification and immigration charges.


The case involving Madam Chung Khin Chun, 89, and Yang broke in 2014, when the widow's niece, Madam Hedy Mok, started legal action against him for allegedly manipulating her aunt into handing over her assets.

Madam Chung owns a bungalow in Gerald Crescent and her assets are estimated to be worth $40 million. The retired physiotherapist has no children.

Her husband, Dr Chou Sip King, died in 2007.

Yang acted as Madam Chung's private guide during a China trip in 2008. He had been introduced to the widow by Madam Chang Phie Chin, a retired teacher who is a family friend.

A year later, he came to Singapore and moved into her bungalow, claiming that the widow wanted him to be her "grandson".

He set up a company, Young Music and Dance Studio, and obtained an Employment Pass to work in Singapore.

In 2011, he obtained permanent residency and later, moved his wife and two young children here as dependants. The family lived in Madam Chung's bungalow.

Madam Chung was diagnosed with dementia in April 2014. After the diagnosis, Madam Mok applied to be her aunt's guardian under the Mental Capacity Act.

But the tour agency owner found, to her shock, that Yang had already been granted Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in 2012. The legal document gave him full control over all the widow's assets.

Madam Mok moved in on Yang on multiple fronts.

In August 2014, she asked the court to stop Yang from disposing of assets belonging to him and the widow both here and overseas. The Mareva injunction was granted.

She also spirited her aunt out of the bungalow.

On Sept 2, 2014, she confronted Yang's wife, Madam Weng Yandan, and their then two-year-old son and six-year-old daughter, demanding that they leave the house. Yang was overseas at that time.


To stop Yang from controlling her aunt's assets, Madam Mok applied to the court to have the LPA cancelled.

The Family Justice Courts heard the case in November 2014 and ruled that Madam Chung was mentally capable of deciding who should look after her assets, and allowed her to cancel the LPA.

It was Madam Mok's first legal victory.

She also scored another victory in February this year when the Court of Appeal overturned an earlier High Court decision to release about $98,000 for Yang's legal fees.

The High Court decision was made in April last year.

In overturning the decision, Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon said that Yang had not explained his finances. The onus was on him to show that he had no other source of funds to pay his legal fees, said the Chief Justice.

In April this year, Yang changed his lawyer to get "a new perspective". He is now represented by Mr Irving Choh, founder of law firm Optimus Chambers.

Madam Mok is represented by Mr Peter Doraisamy from Selvam LLC.


But while the question over the control of the assets while Madam Chung is still alive was resolved, a more troubling matter still hangs in the balance - who inherits the assets after the widow dies?

In 2010, Madam Chung made a will in which Yang stood to inherit everything.

To correct that, Madam Mok made a new statutory will on behalf of her aunt last year, in which most of the assets would go to charity.

The courts recognised the new will in April last year, based on evidence given by several witnesses that Madam Chung had made the 2010 will under the undue influence of Yang, among other factors.

Yang appealed on grounds that there was a procedural failure in the proceedings as the judge had denied his lawyers the chance to cross-examine witnesses who had given evidence to support the application for the new will.

The appeal was dismissed last month but Yang can still appeal the decision.


When Yang appears in court tomorrow, it starts a new phase of the family drama that has gripped the media for the past two years.

But the alleged immigration and falsification offences that he will be tried for in court tomorrow are the less serious ones.

He also faces two criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges of allegedly siphoning off $1.1 million from Madam Chung.

Tomorrow's trialcovers only the alleged immigration and receipt falsification offences.

He is due back in court next month for the CBT charges that carry a jail term of up to seven years and a fine.

But it is not yet known when his biggest showdown with Madam Mok will take place.

Her high-profile civil law suit against Yang has not been scheduled to be heard in the High Court yet.


Madam Chang Phie Chin introduces Yang Yin to Madam Chung Khin Chun and her husband, Dr Chou Sip King.

Dr Chou dies in 2007.

Yang acts as the private tour guide for Madam Chung and Madam Chang while they are on holiday in Beijing.
Yang keeps in touch with Madam Chung after the trip.

Yang visits Madam Chung and stays in her bungalow. He also sets up his company, Young Music and Dance Studio . In September, Yang fires Madam Chung's driver of 30 years. He obtains an Employment Pass to work in Singapore.

Madam Chung makes a will leaving her assets, including the bungalow, to Yang.

Madam Chang moves out of the Gerald Crescent bungalow. She had lived there since 2004, after Dr Chou's health deteriorated.
Yang becomes a Singapore permanent resident.

Yang is given Lasting Power of Attorney(LPA) by Madam Chung, giving him control over her welfare and assets.

In 2013, his wife Weng Yandan and their two children move in to live in the Gerald Crescent bungalow.

In April, Madam Chung is diagnosed with dementia.
The LPA is revoked in November after Madam Chung's niece, Madam Hedy Mok, starts court proceedings against Yang.
Yang is arrested in September and charged in October. He is later denied bail.

Madam Chung's new will is recognised by the Family Justice Courts in April. Her new will leaves most of her assets to charity and nothing for the former tour guide.

The High Court dismisses the appeal made by Yang in April this year regarding the new will. The criminal trials are scheduled to take place from May to July.

The key players in the saga

The woman at the heart of the saga is 89-year-old widow Chung Khin Chun, who was diagnosed with dementia in 2014. Her assets, which include a Gerald Crescent bungalow off Yio Chu Kang Road, are estimated to be worth $40 million.

The 42-year-old former tour guide is being accused of manipulating the elderly widow into handing over her assets. In a 2010 will, Yang Yin stood to inherit all of Madam Chung's assets. But a new will recognised by the courts will leave most of her assets to charity, and nothing to Yang. His wife and parents are also defendants in the civil suit.

The case unfolded in 2014 after the niece of the wealthy widow, Madam Hedy Mok, a 62-year-old tour agency owner, commenced a series of legal actions against Yang.

The retired teacher has known Madam Chung and her late husband, Dr Chou Sip King, for more than 50 years. Madam Chang Phie Chin, who is now 86, lived with the couple in their Gerald Crescent bungalow after Dr Chou's health deteriorated. She moved out in 2011.

The lawyer from Selvam LLC represents Madam Mok in the High Court civil suit. MR IRVING CHOH The lawyer took over the civil case for Yang Yin from Mr Joseph Liow in April. He is the founder of law firm Optimus Chambers.

He acts for Yang in the criminal matters.



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