MACC Arrests 21 People For Submitting Falsified Company Bank Statements

ALOR SETAR: A total of 21 people, including three women, have been arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to facilitate investigations into the submission of falsified corporate bank statements to a waste collection company.

A MACC source said the suspects, aged 31 to 77, were separately arrested around Bangi, Selangor and Kedah MACC’s office here on Monday (January 10).

“Those arrested reportedly submitted corporate bank statements with falsified details to a waste management company to qualify their company for the solid waste collection and clean-up management privatization tender. public in the northern region, “the source revealed on Monday evening.

The source said those arrested included the owner, directors and officers of the company, as well as independent contractors.

The MACC was also looking for other people suspected of being involved and was trying to obtain essential documents in the case as well as to record the statements of several witnesses.

The MACC has not denied the possibility of other related arrests in the future, the source added.

Meanwhile, Kedah MACC director Datuk Shaharom Nizam Abd Manap confirmed the arrests when contacted and said the case was under investigation under section 18 of the MACC law of 2009. – Bernama

Shawanda H. Saldana