1MDB: Lawyer Shafee Abdullah expected to be charged under Amla

  • Sep 13, 2018
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A top lawyer for BN and Umno, Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, is expected to be charged at the KL Sessions Court this morning for alleged money laundering in relation to 1MDB.

MACC deputy chief commissioner Azam Baki confirmed this, saying that Shafee will be charged under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act (Amla) 2001.

We understands that Shafee was picked up by a team of investigators at about 6am at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport earlier today.

He will be taken to Jalan Duta court complex this morning to face several counts of money laundering, in relation to monies allegedly received from 1MDB into his personal accounts.