The prosecution said this woman has no remorse for her actions and an evaluation said that she is likely to engage in similar criminal activities in the future, since her previous 6.5 year sentence didn’t act as a deterrent.
This is a woman who has stolen tens of thousands of dollars from victims, most of which has remained unrecovered, since it was used for services like botox treatment and laser surgeries. This is a woman who is sure to strike again.
So, what I want to know is, why was she sentenced to a lesser sentence this time around than she was in 1999? If the 6.5 years didn’t deter her, why would 6? Shouldn’t the time she spends in jail, thinking about where her crime landed her, increase, rather than decrease after repeat offenses? The article I read on the Straits Times said that she could be imprisoned for up to 14 years, so I wonder why it is she received such a light sentence?