Tuesday, October 26, 2021

corruption

Lawyer Shafee next to fly out as court grants release of passport for US trip

The High Court in Kuala Lumpur has given him permission to travel to New York to help enrol his son in an institute of higher learning there.

Zahid was just following Najib’s orders, court told in VLN graft trial

Another prosecution witness meanwhile says Zahid received a salary and allowance amounting to RM44,383.15 per month while serving as deputy prime minister.

Court allows prosecution’s attempt to impeach Rosmah’s credibility

This follows contradictions in her testimony in the ongoing solar project trial and the statement she gave to the MACC in her money laundering case.

Defence denies Zahid committed criminal breach of trust

His lawyer refutes the prosecution's claim that Yayasan Akalbudi funds were embezzled for the purchase of a hotel in Bali.

Najib applies for passport to travel to Singapore, too

The former prime minister, like his wife Rosmah Mansor, says he wishes to visit his daughter who is expected to give birth soon.

Zahid withdrew RM17.9 million from charity foundation for daughter’s bid to buy Bali hotel, court told

Prosecution questions how the use of the funds was for the benefit of the poor.

How do football players qualify as poor, prosecution asks in Zahid’s graft trial

Deputy public prosecutor Raja Rozela Raja Toran questions the Umno president's use of funds from Yayasan Akalbudi to pay the salaries of the PDRM football team.

High-end shopping sprees by Zahid and wife paid for with funds from charity outfit, court told

The prosecution says over RM31 million was eventually misappropriated from Yayasan Akalbudi and used for various purposes.

Trustees of charity foundation were Zahid’s ‘puppets’, prosecution tells court

Deputy public prosecutor says none of the board members made any contributions, and that all instructions came from Zahid.

Court allows Zahid’s bid for return of passport to seek treatment in Germany

His lawyer says the temporary release of the passport will not affect the Umno president's next trial date.

Fat Leonard, the Penang boy who dodged death sentence and held US missile secrets

Growing up in the corrupt port world of Penang in the 1960s, he learnt the trick to infiltrating the US Navy through sex parties and illicit gifts.

Rosmah insists ex-aide conspired with AGC

She also denies the prosecution's suggestion that she has a habit of asking other people to 'get things done' for her.

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