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Najib Arrives At MACC For Second Round Of Questioning

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PUTRAJAYA – Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has arrived at Malaysia Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters for a second round of questioning over SRC International Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Najib pulled up at MACC headquarters at 9.45am on Thursday (May 24) in a fully-tinted white vehicle, escorted…

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MACC Raids Houses, Office Linked To UMNO Supreme Council Member

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) raided an office and two houses linked to an UMNO Supreme Council member yesterday, according to a source. The raids, which began simultaneously at 12.30 pm, were conducted to facilitate an investigation into the appointment of contractors involving Tabung Haji projects. “The raids were at his homes…

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Najib Must Be Present At MACC Tomorrow To Give Statement

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KUALA LUMPUR – Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak could be charged under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009 if he failed to turn up at the agency headquarters in Putrajaya tomorrow. MACC Deputy Chief Commissioner (Operations) Datuk Seri Azam Baki said Najib was served with the notice that required him to…

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A Tough Job, Says New MACC Chief Commissioner

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PUTRAJAYA – Newly appointed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Chief Commissioner Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull today reported for work at the MACC headquarters, Putrajaya. He clocked in 10.29 am. Asked by the media if he was happy to return to MACC, the retired deputy chief commissioner said: ” It is tough for me”. Mohd Shukri…

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MACC Welcomes Mohd Shukri As New Chief Commissioner

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PUTRAJAYA – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has congratulated Datuk Mohd Shukri Abdull on his appointment as its new chief commissioner. In a statement issued today, the MACC said all the staff welcomed Mohd Shukri’s appointment as head of the MACC. “The MACC feels he will be able to fulfill the trust, responsibility and hope…

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Shukri Abdull Heads MACC As Chief Commissioner

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PETALING JAYA – Former Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) deputy chief commissioner Datuk Seri Shukri Abdull has been named to head the MACC, taking over from Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad who resigned from the post last Monday. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad made the announcement at a press conference today after a meeting of the…

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MACC Chief Dzulkifli Ahmad Quits

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PETALING JAYA – Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad (pic) has resigned as chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission. According to a source, he submitted his resignation letter to the Chief Secretary of the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa on Monday morning. “Yes, a resignation letter has been handed in,” the source told mStar Online,…

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MACC Extends Remand Of Trio Over Certificates Offence

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PUTRAJAYA – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has obtained a two-day extension to Sunday of the remand of three men, including an Indian national, in connection with the issuance of fake certificates of several private institutions of higher learning. Magistrate Khir Nizam Jemari allowed the extension following an application by the MACC. The three men had…

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Putrajaya Corporation Senior Oficer Faces 4 Graft Charges

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KUALA LUMPUR – A Putrajaya Corporation senior officer was charged in the Sessions Court here today with four counts of soliciting and accepting bribes involving a tender award to three companies. Mohamad Rohaizat Kasman, 46, a principal assistant director (Corporate Services Department ) claimed trial to all the charges. On the first charge, he allegedly…

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Ijok Land Issue: 21 Settlers Give Statements To MACC Today

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KUALA SELANGOR – Twenty-one settlers in Ijok today gave their statements to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the sale of 880 hectares of land in the constituency valued at RM1.18 billion to several private companies. Their spokesman, Mohd Fadzil Ibrahim, said all the settlers gave their statements for three hours from 3.30 pm after…

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Ijok Land Case: Company Director With “Datuk” Title In Remand

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PUTRAJAYA – A company director with the title “Datuk” is in remand for seven days from today to facilitate investigation by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on the sale of 880 hectares of land valued at RM1.18 billion in Ijok to several private developing companies. The order, until March 28, was issued by Magistrate Ainna…

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Police Arrest 3 Traders For Offering Bribies During Raids

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MIRI – The police raided three retail shops in different locations here yesterday to check on goods for which duty had not been paid and arrested three traders who tried to bribe them. Miri General Operations Force Battalion 12 commanding officer Supt Tan Hiap Seng said today the traders, aged 30, 43 and 46, were…

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Penang Undersea Tunnel Probe: Datuk Seri Released On RM150,000 Bail

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PUTRAJAYA – A businessman with a ‘Datuk Seri’ title, who was remanded to facilitate investigations into an alleged RM19 million bribe to close the probe on the RM6.3 billion Penang undersea tunnel project was released today. Magistrate Lee Hong Shi allowed the man, 37, be released on a RM150,000 bail in one surety. He has…

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Company MD Remanded Over Probe Into Corruption Case

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SEREMBAN – The managing director of a company was remanded today for three days up to Saturday to assist in the investigation into a case of corruption involving RM30,000. Registrar Nurul Balqis Zunaidi issued the remand order applied for by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission investigating officer Riduan Kadri at the Sessions Court here. The MACC arrested…

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MACC Nabs Police Station Chief For Demanding Bribe

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MELAKA – A police station chief in Melaka was arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for demanding a bribe of RM6,000 for the release of an individual arrested on drug offences yesterday. Melaka MACC director Abu Talib Othman said the 53-year-old police sergeant was arrested based on a public complaint at the Tanjung Kling…

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Ijok Land Case: MACC Urges Those With Information To Come Forward

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PUTRAJAYA – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has called on those with information on the land issue in Ijok, Selangor to provide the commission with the necessary information and details. Its deputy chief commissioner (operations), Datuk Seri Azam Baki said the MACC was currently studying documents related to the Ijok land deal which were seized…

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No Raid On Selangor Menteri Besar’s Office – Dzulkifli

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KUALA LUMPUR – No raids were conducted by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on the office of Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali yesterday, said MACC chief commissioner Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad. However, he said, the MACC had gone to the premises of five companies including a legal firm to help in the…

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Manager Remanded Over Alleged RM5.4mil Graft

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KEMAMAN – A business development manager of a Terengganu government subsidiary company has been remanded for three days to aid investigations into a graft case involving RM5.4mil. The 59-year-old, clad in a brown shirt, covered his face as he was led into the Sessions Court here at about 8.40am Thursday. His 52-year-old wife followed a…

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Bus Owner Jailed, Fine RM11,000 For Corruption

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KUANTAN – A bus owner was sentenced to a day’s jail and fined RM11,000, in default five months’ jail, by the Sessions Court here for offering a RM500 bribe to a Road Transport Department (RTD) personnel. Judge Dazuki Ali handed down the sentence on R.Muthusamy, 67, who pleaded guilty to the charge. Muthusamy, from Sungai…

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MACC Calls On Civil Servants To Report On Corruption

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has called on more civil servants to report on offer and receipt of bribes. Community Education Division director Datuk Abdul Samat Kasah said by doing so it would not only curb corruption but would also boost the credibility of a government department or agency. “The stigma of…

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Tunnel Project: Two Penang Excos Called By MACC

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KUALA TERENGGANU – Two Penang state executive councillors have been called by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to facilitate in the Penang undersea tunnel project probe. MACC chief commissioner Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad said no arrest was made, so far. “We hope that all quarters will give us room to carry out a thorough investigation,”…

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Penang Deputy CM Ramasamy Arrives At MACC

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GEORGE TOWN – Deputy Chief Minister II Dr P. Ramasamy arrived at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office at Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah here on Wednesday (Feb 14) morning. He said he is unaware of what the MACC will question him about with regards to the undersea tunnel project. “I was not directly involved in…

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MACC Records Penang Exco’s Statement

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GEORGE TOWN – Penang state executive councillor Lim Hock Seng was called by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office here today for his statement related to the state project involving three highways and an undersea tunnel. The state Public Works, Utility and Transport Committee chairman arrived at the MACC office at Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah…

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MACC Questions Lim Hock Seng Over Penang Undersea Tunnel Project

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GEORGE TOWN – Penang state exco Lim Hock Seng (pic) is being questioned by the anti-graft agency at the Penang Malaysian Anti-Corruption Agency (MACC) headquarters here Tuesday morning. Sources familiar with the investigation said that the questioning was being conducted by a team from Putrajaya. It is believed that the questioning is related to Penang’s…

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DID Director Released On RM100,000 Bail

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ALOR SETAR – The Director of the Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) who was detained to assist investigation into a case of corruption and abuse of power on Jan 29 was today released on a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) bail. Alor Setar Lower Court Senior Assistant Registrar Wan Nor Fadzilah Wan Ibrahim allowed the release…

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MACC Detains Cop For Accepting RM700 Bribe

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JOHOR BARU – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained a police lance corporal for allegedly accepting a RM700 bribe from a contractor. The 28-year-old man, who is attached to the Pagoh police station, had received the cash, on a monthly basis, amounting to RM700 since November last year. Initial investigations revealed that the bribe…

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MACC Extends DID Director’s Remand

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ALOR SETAR – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has extended the remand on a Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) director for another six days from tomorrow, to assist investigations into a corruption and power abuse case. The remand order on the man aged 60, was issued by Alor Setar Lower Court senior assistant registrar Nor Azah…

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Sabah Railway Dept Staff Held By MACC Freed On Bail

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KOTA KINABALU – Two assistant engineers of the Sabah Railway Department who were held to assist the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) probe into suspected graft involving state railway project, were freed today. Magistrate Stephanie Sherron Abbie ordered the suspects, aged 36 and 38, to be released on RM100,000 bail without any deposit with two sureties.…

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MACC Rearrests 2 Sabah Railway Officers Over New Case

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KOTA KINABALU – Two people held over the Sabah Railway graft probe who were released on bail yesterday were rearrested the same day over a new case involving railway projects worth about RM56 million, according to a source. The source said they were rearrested between noon and 3 pm at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)…

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Former ICSU-ROAP Senior Officer, Accomplice Remanded For 5 Days

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PUTRAJAYA – A former senior administrative officer of the International Council for Scientific Union Regional Office for Asia Pasifik (ICSU-ROAP) under the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) has been remanded for five days from today to facilitate investigation into a corruption case involving funds amounting to RM3 million. Also remanded for the same period until…

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