MACC: Shahrir, Ahmad Maslan to face money laundering charges

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 20): Ex-Felda chairman Tan Sri Shahrir Samad and former deputy finance minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan will be charged at the Sessions Court here tomorrow for money laundering, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said today.

According to the MACC's statement, the commission received consent to charge Shahrir and Ahmad under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001.

The MACC said Shahrir will face one charge for money laundering under the Actm while Ahmad will face two charges.

"Both were initially arrested after arriving at the MACC office this morning to finish recording their statement.

"Shahrir was arrested at 11:22amm while Ahmad at 10:10am. Both have been released on a MACC bond," the MACC said.

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