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Latheefa: I’ll make MACC itself graft free

PUTRAJAYA: The biggest challenge for us is to make the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) itself a corruption-free agency, said MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya. The first woman appointed to head the country’s enforcement agency in combating corruption said she was

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Liew: No new lead to reopen corruption probe against Taib

KUALA LUMPUR: There is no new lead for the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to reopen corruption investigation against Sarawak Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud. In a Parliamentary reply, Law Minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong said while MACC had received information

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MACC: No more orange lock-up attire, handcuffs only if necessary

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has stopped the practice of bringing in suspects to court in orange-coloured lock-up attire, said MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya today. In a statement, she said it was in line with the presumption of

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MACC nabs Melaka assemblyman for misappropriation of funds

PUCHONG: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a Melaka state assemblyman and a clerk today in an investigation over misappropriation of funds linked to the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS). In a statement, MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said

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MACC nabs Riza Aziz, to be charged tomorrow

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s stepson, Riza Aziz this afternoon. He will be charged in court tomorrow under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act.

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Brief MPs privately on asset declaration, MACC told

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission should brief federal lawmakers privately regarding asset declaration, suggested National Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) director general, Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed. “I may have some discussion with Speaker on this. I may

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Latheefa: No one exempt from MACC probe

BANTING: No one will be exempt from an investigation by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) as long as there is a report linking the individual with alleged corrupt practices, MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said today. She said the MACC

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Zahid slapped with seven bribery charges, claims trial

PUCHONG: Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today claimed trial to seven charges of receiving bribes totalling S$4.24 million (RM12.91 million) as inducements to extend the contract of Ultra Kirana Sdn Bhd, which was managing the One

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Latheefa takes oath as new MACC chief commissioner

KUALA LUMPUR: Latheefa Koya took her oath of office as chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at Istana Negara today. Sultan Abdullah presented her the letter of

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MACC files suits against 41 implicated with 1MDB

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has filed civil forfeiture suits against 41 individuals and entities to recover some RM270 million related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). Its chief commissioner, Latheefa Koya, said the suits were filed at the Kuala

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