Tan Tong Meng, aka Mr Big, died of a heart attack in Denmark in April 2020. Photo: Handout
Tan Tong Meng, aka Mr Big, died of a heart attack in Denmark in April 2020. Photo: Handout
Singapore

Death of Singapore gangster Mr Big stirs memories of city state’s mob past

  • Tan Tong Meng, one of Singapore’s most wanted fugitives, died recently in Denmark, where he fled to after killing a man some five decades ago
  • The city state used to be home to gangs involved in human trafficking, prostitution and drug smuggling, until police crackdowns in the 1990s rooted them out

Tan Tong Meng, aka Mr Big, died of a heart attack in Denmark in April 2020. Photo: Handout
Tan Tong Meng, aka Mr Big, died of a heart attack in Denmark in April 2020. Photo: Handout
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