Former president of Chinese clan association among two arrested for allegedly siphoning funds

AMPANG JAYA: Two people including a former president of a Chinese clan association were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly siphoning funds amounting to RM65,000. Ampang Jaya police chief ACP Mohamad Farouk Eshak (pix) said today that a member of the Ampang Jaya Kochow Association had lodged a police report earlier this month alleging that three … Read more

Man claims cops abused powers

KUALA LUMPUR : A Twitter user took to the social media accusing police of abusing its powers when he was detained for refusing to surrender his cellphone to a group of policemen during random inspection at a food stall on Jalan Cheras Utama here on Saturday. In postings in the messaging application, the man claimes … Read more

Probe initiated on video showing Singaporean bribing police patrolmen (Video)

POLICE have initiated investigations on a video allegedly of a Singaporean man bribing police patrolmen near a shopping centre on Jalan Pudu here on Sunday. Dang Wangi police chief ACP Noor Dellhan Yahaya said yesterday that the video was posted on a Facebook account, and initial investigations revealed that it occurred near the Lalaport shopping … Read more

Doctor loses over RM173,000 to part-time job offer scam

SEREMBAN: A 29-year-old female doctor lost almost RM174,000 after being duped in an e-commerce scam on Saturday. Negri Sembilan police commercial crimes investigations department (CCID) chief Supt Aibee Ab Ghani said the doctor had befriended a woman in Instagram on Friday and was offered a part-time job of earning commissions from digital marketing, purportedly for … Read more

Fugitive businessman Nicky Liow surrenders to cops

KUALA LUMPUR: Fugitive Liow Soon Hee @ Nicky Liow (pix) who has been on the run from the law for a string of crimes for more than a year gave himself up to police today morning. Federal police commercial crimes investigation department (CCID) director commissioner Datuk Kamarudin Md Din said the 34-year-old suspect who was … Read more

SPM student arrested over driving license scam

KUALA LUMPUR: A 17-year-old teenager expected to sit for his SPM examinations this year was among two suspects held by police for their alleged involvement in a syndicate that sold fake driving licenses. Kuala Lumpur police commercial crimes investigations department (CCID) chief ACP Mohd Mahidisham Ishak said the teenager and his 22-year-old accomplice were arrested … Read more

‘Datuk’ among nine held for graft involving RM85m project

PUTRAJAYA: A businessman with a Datuk title and eight high-ranking officials of companies were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Wednesday over alleged corruption involving a RM85 million project of a think-tank agency that comes under a ministry. Sources said the suspects who are aged between 34 and 58 comprised four company owners, … Read more

Chinese national, two housewives scammed

KUALA LUMPUR: A 42-year-old Chinese national who sought to purchase large quantities of palm oil lost almost RM600,000 when he ended up dealing with a scammer here. Kuala Lumpur commercial crimes investigations department (CCID) chief ACP Mohd Mahidisham Ishak said the victim who owns a company in China had agreed to buy 600 tonnes of … Read more

More calls for scrutiny on Azam after SC’s statement

PETALING JAYA: Contradictory statements by the Securities Commission (SC) and Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki on the latter’s central depository system (CDS) account give more grounds to initiate further scrutiny of the case. Prominent lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla said while the SC had first said that the outcome of … Read more

Kudos for cop who turned drain cleaner

PETALING JAYA: A video of a traffic policeman cleaning a clogged drain to ease flooding at a road in Penampang, Sabah earned praises from netizens today. The video showed Corporal Shah Erman of the Penampang police traffic investigations and enforcement department standing in a monsoon drain and unclogging the drainage on a road at Kampung … Read more

Media failed to report my statement in right perspective

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Anti-Corruption Advisory Board (ACAB) chairman Tan Sri Abu Zahar Ujang said his statement on the alleged wrongdoings of MACC chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki on Wednesday had led to the the general public being given an inaccurate picture. He claimed the media had failed to report it in … Read more

Suspect arrested for allegedly stealing telephone call credits

KUALA LUMPUR: A 32-year-old man was arrested by police in Kota Bahru on Tuesday after he allegedly siphoned off telephone call credits using falsified documents. Federal commercial crimes investigations department (CCID) director Commissioner Datuk Kamarudin Md Din (pix) today said that police uncovered the ploy after a telecommunications company suffered losses of almost RM4,000 from … Read more