The Department of Justice has reached a settlement of its civil forfeiture cases against assets acquired by Riza Aziz utilizing … More
The bank has sought to pay a lower fine and avoid a guilty plea, according to the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the talks are continuing.
After a 100 days under the Old Order, many Malaysians now realise that while the Pakatan government was not perfect it was trying to do good. It was perhaps clumsy, but it was honest. Malaysians have to protect the fruits of democracy together, to build back better, we need everyone who dreams of clean government and of democratic space to come together, and in our turn, to push back the Old Order (UMNO).
Riza was granted a discharge not amounting to acquittal (DNAA) at the Sessions Court on five counts of money laundering involving US$248 million of 1MDB funds, following letters of representation by Riza’s lawyers and an application by the prosecution for the DNAA.
The MACC said Riza, who was granted a discharge not amounting to an acquittal earlier today, will be required to pay a compound, following the discharge
The discharge not amounting to an acquittal is subject to Riza returning a portion of the money.