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MACC probing defence minister's aide over 'RM800k assistance'

  • Aug 14, 2018
MACC is investigating an aide to Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu over the allegation that he received more than RM800,000 from several parties to settle his bankrupt status.MACC deputy chief commissioner Azam Baki confirmed that an investigation is being carried out.However, he declined to reveal details of the probe as it is still ongoing.Meanwhile, sources said that the aide was declared bankrupt by the Insolvency Department about four years ago.His status had remained as such until late May, wh
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MACC arrests ex-Kedah assemblyperson

  • Aug 14, 2018
The MACC yesterday arrested a former Kedah assemblyperson for allegedly misappropriating state funds.He was detained when he presented himself at the Kedah MACC office about 4pm yesterday to give his statement, and is expected to be brought to the Alor Setar Magistrate's Court for remand proceeding today.According to sources, the suspect is a “Datuk” in his 60s, and had applied for an allocation of RM30,000 from the menteri besar in February last year, ostensibly to host a programme.However,
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MACC to quiz Najib again, this time over 'stolen' RM3.5m

  • Aug 11, 2018
MACC will record statements from former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak regarding his allegation that the RM3.5 million stolen from the prime minister's office belonged to Umno.According to an MACC source, Najib would have to be called in for questioning after he publicly stated that the money was meant for Umno's campaign purposes.On Wednesday, it was reported that 17 security personnel had carted off RM3.5 million in cash from the prime minister's office on the night of the 14th general elect
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Najib leaves MACC's KL office after an hour

  • Aug 7, 2018
Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak was summoned to the MACC's Kuala Lumpur headquarters in Jalan Duta this evening.It is understood that Najib will be served a notice to face fresh charges tomorrow.Najib arrived at the MACC office, located near his residence in Jalan Langgak Duta, at about 5pm. He was seen leaving the building about an hour later.Prosecutors are expected to file several charges under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act
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MACC denies freezing Chong Wei’s bank account

  • Jul 31, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has denied freezing the personal account of national badminton ace Lee Chong Wei because of alleged links to the 1MDB fund.MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Azam Baki, when contacted by Bernama, confirmed it.“It’s not true at all,” he said briefly.Earlier, Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman also denied similar allegations.Syed Saddiq said Chong Wei’s withdrawal from the World Championships and As
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MACC denies keeping mum on unfreezing of Najib's account

  • Jul 19, 2018
The MACC has cleared the air regarding the freezing and subsequent unfreezing of the former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak's personal bank account. In a statement, the MACC Strategic Communications Department denied publicising the freezing of the account and keeping mum on the lifting of the freeze. "Such an issue does not crop up, as the commission has never released any official statement regarding the freezing of the account, and only confirmed the withdrawal of the freeze when ther
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MACC officer: We probed 'cincin' case, but AG makes final call

  • Jul 19, 2018
When MACC completes an investigation, the findings are submitted to the Attorney-General's Chambers, which decides whether there are sufficient grounds for further action. Deputy commissioner for prevention Shamshun Baharin Mohd Jamil said this when defending MACC at a forum in Putrajaya this morning. This was after a member of the audience questioned its impartiality with regard to cases involving politicians or high-profile individuals. To illustrate his point, Shamsun revealed that M
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Documents from ECRL, pipeline projects seized in MACC raids

  • Jul 18, 2018
The MACC has seized documents in relation to its investigations into mega-projects put on hold by Putrajaya – the East Coast Rail Line (ECRL), as well as the Multi-Product Pipeline (MPP) and the Trans-Sabah Gas Pipeline (TSGP).Sources within the commission said more than 50 officers raided 13 location in the Klang Valley in the operation, which began at 10am today.MACC investigations director Simi Abd Ghani confirmed that the raids occurred, but refused to provide further details.The Finance M
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MACC narrowing probe to 16 DBKL plots, says DAP rep

  • Jul 18, 2018
The MACC has narrowed its probe to 16 plots of land belonging to the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) that had allegedly been sold without open tender during the tenure of former federal territories minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.This is down from the 64 plots MACC was previously scrutinising.According to Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng, the latest development was relayed to him by Kuala Lumpur Mayor Mohd Amin Nordin Abdul Aziz.“As of last week, 48 plots have been cleared by the MACC.“They have clea
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MACC: Najib's bank account no longer frozen

  • Jul 17, 2018
The personal bank account of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak is no longer frozen, according to an MACC source.The source said the account was no longer linked to politics or matters investigated by the authorities.“Since yesterday, Najib’s account is no longer frozen because it is not linked to matters under investigation now,” the source told Bernama.Asked whether the withdrawal of the freeze also covered several other accounts, the source said the freeze would also be withdrawn f
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