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Court sets Sept 24 to hear Riza Aziz’s money laundering case

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court here today set Sept 24 for mention of the case of Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz, the stepson of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, on money laundering charges amounting to US$248 million (RM1.25

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Riza Aziz applies to transfer money laundering case to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR: Riza Aziz’s lawyers have applied to transfer his five charges of laundering US$248 million (RM1.2 billion) of 1MDB funds to High Court today. Defence lawyer Syazwani Mohd Zawawi argued that the case was complex and would take some

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CBI remand on Chidambaram extended by four days

Former finance minister P Chidambaram’s luck did not back him yesterday. Chidambaram, who is currently under CBI and ED probe for money laundering in connection with INX Media case, faced two setbacks at two different courts today. At one hand,

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Riza Aziz’s money laundering trial set for January 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: Riza Aziz, the stepson of former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak who claimed trial to five counts of money laundering charges amounting to RM1.18 billion would have his day in court in January, next year. The trial hearing

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Zakir Naik: Merchant of Hate

Controversial Islamic preacher and fugitive Indian national Zakir Naik is wanted in India for a clutch of cases that range from spreading hate speeches, money laundering to terrorism. Since 2017, he has been living in Malaysia and has permanent resident

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Court of Appeal returns lawyer Shafee’s passport

PUCHONG: Lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, who is facing money laundering charges, won his bid to reclaim his passport to travel to Australia to meet his client. The Court of Appeal three-member bench comprising Justices Datuk Ahmadi Asnawi, Datuk

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Face Indian court or get arrested, Zakir

PUCHONG: A special prevention of money laundering court has ruled that Indian Muslim televangelist Zakir Naik must present himself in court on July 31. It also ruled that a non-bailable arrest warrant will be issued only if he fails to

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Najib’s bids second strike on money laundering charges

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib may make a second attempt to strike out the money laundering charges involving RM27 million in the case related to SRC International. This was confirmed by his lead defence counsel Tan Sri

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Zakir Naik charged with money laundering

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday filed its first charge sheet against preacher Zakir Naik and others, accusing him of money laundering. It identified assets worth ₹193 crore (RM115 million) and allegedly bought illegal real estate assets across the world.

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Ex Johor exco freed of corruption, money laundering with two others

JOHOR BARU: Ex Johor exco member Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi has been freed from all 37 charges for corruption and money laundering at the Sessions Court today. Also freed from the charges were Abdul Latif’s son Ahmad Fauzan Hatim and

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