MACC: 25 companies under investigation for submitting fake bank statements to win contracts worth RM60m from Kedah waste management company | Malaysia

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission logo is seen in Putrajaya on June 21, 2017. — Photo by Yusof Mat Isa

ALOR SETAR, January 12 – Twenty-five companies have been identified as being involved in submitting bank statements containing false information to a waste management company here in 2018 and 2019.

Sources from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said all the companies allegedly committed the offense to enable them to get contacts for solid waste collection and public cleaning management in the northern region. worth more than RM60 million from the waste management company.

He added that 25 people had also been arrested in Bangi, Selangor and the MACC office in Kedah in the past two days for their alleged involvement in the cases and that 17 of them had been remanded in custody to facilitate the surveys.

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

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

Kedah MACC Director Datuk Shaharom Nizam Abd Manap when contacted confirmed the matter saying the cases were being investigated under Section 18 of the MACC Act 2009 — Bernama