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Single Father Pleads Not Guilty To Money-Laundering

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KEMAMAN – A single father of three pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to the charge of money laundering to the tune of RM450,347, three years ago.

Hazrin Izzuddin Jamaluddin, 44, who works as an accounts freelancer, was accused of committing the offence between Oct 20, 2014 and Jan 26, 2015, at Bank Islam (M) Berhad, Jalan Kubang Kurus, Kemaman.

Hazrin was charged under Subsection 4(1)(b) of the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 (Act 613).

If found guilty, Hazrin can be sentenced up to 15 years’ jail and fined not less than five times the value of proceeds or RM5 million, whichever is higher.

Judge Badrul Munir Mohd Hamdy allowed bail at RM4,000 with one surety.

Badrul Munir also allowed the case to be transferred to the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for re-mention on May 3 together with other charges he faces.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Nur Ashikin Mokhtar appeared for the prosecution while the accused was represented by counsel Mohd Faizi Che Abu. – BERNAMA

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