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MACC ready to help companies identify gaps in anti-corruption plans

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is prepared to help commercial organisations to identify the gaps or the uncovered areas in their anti-corruption plans ahead of the enforcement of Section 17A of the MACC Act in June next year.

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MACC: Corruption, abuse of power leading to foreign workers exploitation

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) revealed that there is abuse of power, corruption and widespread exploitation involved in the hiring of foreign workers in the country. Its chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said there were cases where certain agents

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MACC receives 16 reports on Mindef land swap deals

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) confirmed that they have received 16 reports regarding land swap deals involving the Defence Ministry (Mindef) over the past 25 years. However, MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said they needed more time to

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1MDB: MACC working with 5 nations to get back RM18.9 bln in assets

KUALA LUMPUR: At least five countries are currently cooperating with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to track down unidentified assets and properties related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) with an estimated value of RM18.9 billion. MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya

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MACC reveals video clips showing smuggling along M’sia borders

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today revealed that it has thousands of video clips on smuggling activities along national borders since 2017 as a result of corrupt practices. At a press conference today, the MACC screened a video clip

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MACC received 20 graft complaints involving judiciary

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has received 20 leads on corruption involving the judiciary from January to August. Without revealing details, the MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said the 20 tip-offs involved the Sessions Court and below. “I

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1MDB: MACC issued compound to 80 individuals, entities

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) had issued compound notices to 80 individuals and entities that received money totalling RM420 million, believed to have originated from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), said chief commissioner Latheefa Koya. She said the individuals and

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MACC lauds use of body cameras on enforcers

MELAKA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) lauds the use of body cameras on enforcement officers such as the police, immigration and customs to tackle abuse of power and corruptions. MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said that the use of the

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1MDB forfeiture: Govt to get back RM1.2 mil from three entities

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is set to recover more than RM1.2 million related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) funds from the bank accounts of three entities, including Yayasan Rahah. The other two entities are Umno Pekan Division Education Bureau chairman

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Azam Baki will be back in MACC

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya has refuted the report alleging that there will be changes in the agency purportedly due to its Deputy Chief Commissioner (Operation) Datuk Seri Azam Baki’s recent sick leave. Latheefa said the

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