Company director detained on suspicion of submitting false documents
JOHOR BAHRU - The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained a company director here on suspicion of submitting false documents to a ministry in Putrajaya for pure palm cooking oil subsidy claims amounting to more than RM25,000 three years ago.
According to sources, the 47-year-old woman was detained at the MACC headquarters here at 2 pm today after recording her statement.
The source said the director had submitted false invoices by using another company’s name for claim purposes throughout 2019.
MACC director Datuk Azmi Alias, when contacted, confirmed the matter and said the case was being investigated under Section 18 of the MACC Act 2009.
The suspect is expected to be produced at the Magistrate Court here tomorrow for a remand order application. - BERNAMA