Woman charged with four money laundering counts involving over RM200,000

12 Jan 2022 02:19pm

SHAH ALAM: A former interior decoration worker was charged in the Sessions Court, here, today with four counts of money laundering amounting to RM227,000, two years ago.

Nur Aliyyah Habibah Jackson Ghani, 43, however, pleaded not guilty to all the charges before Judge Helina Sulaiman.

On two of the charges، she was charged with transferring a total of RM180, 000, believed to be proceeds from unlawful activities, from a current account belonging to a company into a current account of a 64-year-old individual.

For the other two charges, Nur Aliyyah Habibah was alleged to have disposed of RM47,000, believed to be from ill-gotten gains, from a current account of the same company.

The offences were allegedly committed at a branch office of a local bank at Section 8 in Bandar Baru Bangi, Hulu Langat near here between April 7 and April 20، 2020.

The charges were framed under Section 4 (1)(b) of the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001, which provides an imprisonment for up to 15 years and fine of not less than five times of the amount obtained from unlawful activities، or RM5 million, whichever is higher upon conviction.

The court allowed Nur Aliyyah Habibah who was represented by lawyer Muhammad Nor Izzat Nordin, bail of RM3، 000 on each count and also ordered the case to be jointly heard with another case she is facing before Sessions Court judge Muhamad Anas Mahadzir, which has been set for trial on Jan 24.

Deputy public prosecutor Vivien Yeap Jie Xi prosecuted.--Bernama

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