Friday, October 30, 2020

Malaysia: Ex-Tabung Haji Chief Arrested For Suspected Money Laundering

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Malaysia’s anti-graft agency said Tuesday it had arrested the former chairman of a state fund whose mission is to help Muslims save for their pilgrimage to Mecca following an an investigation into alleged money laundering. Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim, who chaired the Tabung Haji fund, and his brother, Abdul Latif Abdul Rahim, were both detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission and were to be charged Wednesday, MACC officials said.

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