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Nov 28 hearing for 1MDB-linked forfeiture suit against PBRS

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today fixed Nov 28 for hearing the prosecution’s application to forfeit RM1 million of Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah (PBRS) money which is allegedly linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal. Judicial Commissioner Datuk Ahmad

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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 looking for a man to assist investigation

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is tracking down a man, Chin Chee Keong, to assist in the investigation of a case. In a statement, MACC said that Chin, 44, was last known to be residing at No. 276, Jinjang

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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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Former MACC chief Ahmad Said dies

KUALA LUMPUR:  Former Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Datuk Seri Ahmad Said Hamdan, 67, died last night at his daughter’s house in Rawang. MACC deputy chief commissioner (prevention), Datuk Shamsun Baharin Mohd Jamil said funeral rites will be performed

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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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