MACC investigates 25 companies for using fake bank statements to secure contracts

All the companies allegedly committed the offense to enable them to establish contacts for solid waste collection and public cleaning management in the northern region worth over 60 million ringgit.

ALOR SETAR (January 12): Twenty-five companies have been identified to be involved in submitting bank statements containing false information to a waste management company here in 2018 and 2019.

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) sources said all companies allegedly committed the offense to enable them to obtain contacts for solid waste collection and public clean-up management in the northern region of worth over 60 million ringgit from the waste management company.

He said 25 people have also been arrested in Bangi, Selangor and Kedah MACC’s office over the past two days for their alleged involvement in the cases and 17 of them have been remanded into custody to facilitate investigations. .

“Most of them were business owners, directors and officers between the ages of 31 and 77.

“The MACC is still looking for other suspects,” he told reporters here today.

Kedah MACC Director Datuk Shaharom Nizam Abd Manap, when contacted, confirmed the case, saying the cases were under investigation under section 18 of the MACC Act of 2009 – Bernama






Shawanda H. Saldana