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Status of Cases Investigated

By Companies

The table below lists the status of cases involving companies and individuals who are being investigated by the Bank:

Companies/ Individuals

Date

Activities

Status

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Wawasan Syed Noor Enterprise 30 Aug 2012
  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of Wawasan Syed Noor Enterprise located at Carrefour Ampang, Lot E-4, G. Floor, Jalan Dagang Permai, 68000 Ampang, Selangor.
On-going trial  
16 May 2013
  • The sole proprietor of Wawasan Syed Noor Enterprise, Syed Noor bin Syed Omar (OKT) was charged at Mahkamah Sesyen Shah Alam for the offences under section 4(1) and section 23(1) of Money Services Business Act 2011.
   
17 Jun 2013
  • Mention was held in the absence of defence lawyer.
  • Service of documents in pursuant of section 51A Criminal Procedure Code was made to OKT himself.
   
31 Jul 2013
  • Mention was held and defence lawyer informed the Court that OKT would like to submit a representation to the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC).
  • Trial dates were set on 10 & 24 Oct 2013, in case if the AGC reject the representation.
   
Guan Hin Chan Enterprise (M) Sdn Bhd

 

4 Sept 2012

  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of Guan Hin Chan Enterprise (M) Sdn Bhd located at KM 72, Lebuhraya Utara Selatan, Bukit Kayu Hitam 06010 Changloon, Kedah
On-going trial  
18 Dec 2012
  • The director of Guan Hin Chan Enterprise (M) Sdn Bhd was charged at Alor Star Session Cort for offences under Section 4(1) of Money Services Business Act 2011.
   
28 Feb 2013
  • The case was mention in Alor Star Session Court
   
7 May 2013
  • The hearing session was postponed
   
22 July 2013
  • The case was mention in Alor Star Session Court
   
V.A.H. & Sons 8 Nov 2012
  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of V.A.H & Sons located at No. 36A, Jalan Dhoby, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor.

On-going Investigation

 
Perniagaan D Permata 27 Mar 2013
  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of Perniagaan D Permata Enterprise located at A-13, Ground Floor, PD Walk, Oceanic Mall, 71000 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan.

On-going Investigation

 
Wong Telecomunications 8 April 2013
  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of Wong Telecommunications located at No.2, Jalan Murni Jaya, Taman Murni Jaya, Layang-Layang, 81850 Kluang, Johor.

On-going Investigation

 
Yong Chun Ramen 9 April 2013
  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of Yong Chun Ramen located at No.9, Jalan Maju, Taman Maju Jaya 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor.

On-going Investigation

 

Zafa Ticket Services & Trading

9 April 2013
  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of Zafa Ticket Services & Trading located at K-F 04, Pasaraya Pandan City, Kangkar Tebrau, 81100 Johor Bahru.
On-going Investigation  
Akbar Jahan binti Meera Husein 23 April 2013
  • Raiding operation was conducted at 9A, Medan Kidd, 30200 Ipoh, Perak.
On-going Investigation  
DJ Express 24 April 2013
  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of DJ Express located at No. 61, Jalan Bercham, Bandar Baru Tasek 31400 Ipoh, Perak.
On-going Investigation  

Shashina Enterprise

8 Mei 2013

  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of Shashina Enterprise located at No.9, Lot 63 Jalan Shahbandar 34200 Parit Buntar Perak.
On-going Investigation  

Ocean Jupiter Tours and Rental Sdn Bhd

9 Mei 2013
  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of Ocean Jupiter Tours and Rental Sdn. Bhd. located at Gerai No. 1, 394-A, Lot 333, Mukim 7, Batu Feringghi, 11100, Pulau Pinang.
On-going Investigation  

PT Spring Island Agency Sdn Bhd

10 Mei 2013
  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of PT Spring Island Agency Sdn. Bhd. located at Lobby Island Hospital, 308 Jalan Macalister 10450 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang.
Ongoing Investigation  
Lembayung Travel Sdn  Bhd 15 May 2013
  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of Lembayung Travel Sdn Bhd located at 54 Jalan Hang Kasturi, 50050 Kuala Lumpur.
On-going Investigation  
Excellent Fast Pro 15 May 2013
  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of Excellent Fast Pro located at No.54 Jalan Hang Kasturi 50050 Kuala Lumpur.
On-going Investigation  

Lu Nguong Jhon

23 July 2013

  • Raiding operation was conducted at N18, Lot 2892, Emart Commercial Centre, Jalan Tudan, 98100 Miri Sarawak.
On-going Investigation  

Wantop Goldsmith Sdn Bhd

24 July 2013
  • Raiding operation was conducted at the business premises of Wantop Goldsmith Sdn Bhd located at Bintang Megamall, Lot 1657, Block 9, M.C.L.D, Jalan Miri-Pujut, 98000 Miri, Sarawak.
On-going Investigation  
Genneva Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. 20 March 2014
  • The High Court rejected the application by Joseph Kow and Veronica Tan and upheld the earlier decision of the Sessions Court for a joint trial

The Sessions Court has set 7 to 24 April 2014 for trial.

Bank Negara Malaysia Investigates Genneva Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and its affiliates
28 February 2014
  • The case was fixed for case management at Sessions Court
  • The Court decided that unless the High Court granted a stay based on the appeal by Joseph Kow and his wife, the trial will proceed as scheduled from 7 to 24 April 2014

 

 

The High Court had set 20 March 2014 for trial

20 February 2014
  • The case was fixed for mention at the Sessions Court
  • The Court was informed that an application had been filed by Joseph Kow and Veronica Tan in the Kuala Lumpur High Court for them to be separately tried

The Sessions Court fixed 28 February 2014 for case management.

The High Court had set 20 March 2014 for trial.

4 February 2014
  • Ahmad Khairuddin Ilias was charged at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for offences under Section 25(1) BAFIA 1989
The Sessions Court fixed 20 February 2014 for mention.
22 January 2014
  • The case was fixed to hear the court decision on the joint trial issues. The court then held to allow the prosecution’s application for all charges under BAFIA and AMLATFA to be jointly tried.
The court fixed 20 February 2014 for mention.
15 January 2014
  • The case was fixed for submission from both parties on the joint trial issues. The court then fixed 22 January 2014 to decide on the issues.
The court fixed 22 January 2014 for decision on the joint trial issues.
8 January 2014
  • The case was fixed for mention at Kuala Lumpur Session Court 2 (Criminal). Defense counsel applied for charges under BAFIA and AMLATFA to be tried separately. The court then ordered both parties to submit on the application on 15 January 2014.
The court fixed 15 January 2014 to hear submission from both parties on the joint trial issues.
27 November 2013
  • All cases were fixed for case management at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court
The court has fixed 8 January 2014 for mention
30 October 2013
  • The following companies and individuals were charged at Georgetown Sessions Court for offences under Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act (AMLATFA) 2001:
    • J Emerald Sdn Bhd
    • Agensi Pekerjaan AJ Utama Sdn Bhd
    • KHB Global Sdn Bhd
    • Parcel Post (M) Sdn Bhd
    • Logistik Hartamas (M) Sdn Bhd
    • CFM Logistics Sdn Bhd
    • Joseph Kow Hock Beng
    • Veronica Tan
The Court allowed the cases to be transferred to Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for joint trial with the earlier cases.
8 October 2013
  • Ng Wan Yean was charged at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for offences under Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act (AMLATFA) 2001.
The Court has fixed 27 November 2013 for case management together with the earlier cases.
7 October 2013
  • Ng Wan Yean was charged at Shah Alam Sessions Court for offences under Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act (AMLATFA) 2001.
The Court allowed the cases to be transferred to Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for joint trial with the earlier cases.
30 September 2013
  • The following company and individuals were charged at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for offences under Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act (AMLATFA) 2001:
    • Ng Advantage Sdn Bhd
    • Ng Yee Yaw
    • Ng Wan Yee
    • Chiew Soo Ling
    • Alex Yew Soo Hun
    • Yao Kee Boon
  • Later the same day, the following company and individuals were then charged at Shah Alam Sessions Court for offences under Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act (AMLATFA) 2001:
    • Ng Advantage Sdn Bhd
    • Ng Yee Yaw
    • Ng Wan Yee
    • Chiew Soo Ling
    • Alex Yew Soo Hun
    • Philip Lim Jit Meng
  • Meanwhile in Ipoh Sessions Court, the following individuals were charged for offences under Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act (AMLATFA) 2001:
    • Lim Kah Heng
    • Lee Mei Jen

The Court has fixed 27 November 2013 for case management together with the earlier cases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Court allowed the cases to be transferred to Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for joint trial with the earlier cases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Court allowed the cases to be transferred to Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for joint trial with the earlier cases.

27 September 2013
  • The following company and individuals were charged at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for offences under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989 and Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act (AMLATFA) 2001:
    • Genneva Malaysia Sdn Bhd
    • Philip Lim Jit Meng
    • Tan Liang Keat
    • Lim Kah Heng
    • Ng Poh Weng
  • In addition, the following company and individuals were charged at same Court for offences under Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act (AMLATFA) 2001:
    • Marcus Yee Yuen Seng
    • Chin Wai Leong
    • Success Attitude Sdn Bhd
The Court has fixed 27 November 2013 for case management.
1 & 2 October 2012
  • A joint raiding operation was conducted on Genneva Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and its affiliates by the Royal Malaysian Police, Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism, Companies Commission of Malaysia and Bank Negara Malaysia for suspected offences under the laws administered by the respective enforcement agencies.

  • These companies are being investigated jointly by the relevant enforcement agencies for suspected offences among which include illegal deposit taking, money laundering, tax evasion and avoidance, misrepresentation including false description and appointment of agents without licence.

  • The raids on these companies were conducted at their premises in Kuala Lumpur following information received from members of the public. Relevant assets and documents of the company were seized for the purpose of investigation.
Ongoing Investigation
Pageantry Gold Berhad 21 February 2014
  • The case of Pageantry Gold Berhad and 4 Individuals was mentioned at Sessions Court (Criminal) 3, Kuala Lumpur for offences under Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
  • The court has fixed 28 March 2014 for the next date of case management.
Case Management  
23 December 2013
  • Pageanty Gold Berhad (PGB) together with the following individuals were  charged in Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for offences under Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA):
    • Mohd Asri-Al-Husaini bin Makmor,  Director of PGB;
    • Mohd Rasidi bin Abdul Rahman, Director of PGB;
    • Anuar bin Mat Yusop, Director of PGB; and
    • Mohammad Nixon bin Makmor, General Manager of PGB
  • The court has fixed 21 February 2014 for case management.
Charged
  5 October 2012
  • A joint raiding was carried out on Pageantry Gold Berhad by the Royal Malaysian Police, Bank Negara Malaysia and the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism for suspected offences among which could include illegal deposit taking, money laundering, tax evasion and avoidance, false description including misrepresentations and appointment of agents without licence.

  • The raid on Pageantry Gold Berhad was conducted at their premises in Kuala Lumpur following information received from members of the public. Relevant assets and documents of the company were seized for the purpose of investigation.
Ongoing Investigation Bank Negara Malaysia Investigates Pageantry Gold Berhad
Worldwide Far East Berhad 3 March 2014
  • The case was mentioned at Session Court Kota Kinabalu on 3 March 2014
  • Session Court Kota Kinabalu has fixed 27 March 2014 for case management
Hearing  
23 December 2013
  • Worldwide Far East Bhd (WFEB) together with the following individuals were charged in Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for offences under Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA):
    • Noor Ismahanum binti Mohd Ismail,  Director of WFEB; and
    • Mohd Ismahanif bin Mohd Ismail, Director of WFEB
  • The court has fixed 17 February 2014 for case management.
Charged  
  5 October 2012
  • A joint raiding was carried out on Worldwide Far East Bhd by the Royal Malaysian Police, Bank Negara Malaysia and the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism for suspected offences among which could include illegal deposit taking, money laundering, tax evasion and avoidance, false description including misrepresentations and appointment of agents without licence.

  • The raid on Worldwide Far East Berhad was conducted at their premises in Kuala Lumpur following information received from members of the public. Relevant assets and documents of the company were seized for the purpose of investigation.
Ongoing Investigation Bank Negara Malaysia Investigates Worldwide Far East Berhad

Caesar Gold Sdn. Bhd.

20 February 2014

Under AMLATFA 2001:

  • A proceeding took place on 20 February 2014.
  • A new date is set for new proceeding at Kuala Lumpur High Court, Jalan Duta.

Proceeding date:

  • 20 May 2014

Bank Negara Malaysia Investigates Caesar Gold Sdn. Bhd.

15 January 2014

Under AMLATFA 2001:

  • A case management took place on 15 January 2014.
  • A new date is set for civil forfeiture application proceeding at Kuala Lumpur High Court, Jalan Duta.

Proceeding date:

  • 20 February 2014
31 December 2013

Under AMLATFA 2001:

  • BNM has filed an application of Civil Forfeiture under Section 56(1) of AMLATFA at Kuala Lumpur High Court, Jalan Duta.
  • Case management is fixed on 15 January 2014

Case Management date:

  • 15 January 2014
11 October 2012
  • A joint raiding was carried out on Caesar Gold Sdn. Bhd. by the Royal Malaysian Police, Bank Negara Malaysia and the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism for suspected offences among which could include illegal deposit taking, money laundering, tax evasion and avoidance, false description including misrepresentations and appointment of agents without licence.

  • The raid on Caesar Gold Sdn. Bhd. was conducted at their premises in Kuala Lumpur following information received from members of the public. Relevant assets and documents of the company were seized for the purpose of investigation.
Ongoing Investigation

The Gold Label Sdn Bhd

12 March 2014
  • Case Manegement [BAFIA] at Session Court 1, Kuala Lumpur

Hearing dates fixed on 1st July - 4th July 2014 [BAFIA]

Bank Negara Malaysia Investigates The Gold Label Sdn Bhd

23 Oct 2013

  • Liew Choon Khee  and How Soo Feng, the directors of The Gold Label Sdn.Bhd. were charged at Kuala Lumpur  Sessions Court for offences under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA)

The court has fixed 12 March 2014 for case management. [BAFIA]

1 Oct 2013

  • Case management (AMLATFA)

Hearing to resume on the following days:

1) 10 - 14 Feb 2014
2) 10 - 14 Mac 2014
3) 14 - 18 Mac 2014
4) 7 - 9 May 2014
5) 19 - 23 May 2014

19 June 2013
  • The case was heard at High Court 3, (Criminal) Kuala Lumpur.
  • (AMLATFA)
The court has fixed 23 Sept 2013 - 1 Oct 2013 for Case Management.
19 April 2013
  • The case was heard at High Court 3, (Criminal) Kuala Lumpur
Hearing to resume on 17-19 June 2013
14 Dec 2012
  • The case was heard at High Court 3, (Criminal) Kuala Lumpur.
The new trial date is fixed on 15-19 April 2013
26 September 2012
  • The case was heard at High Court 3, (Criminal) Kuala Lumpur.
The new trial date is fixed on 10-14 Dec 2012
16 March 2012
  • The court has decided that the claimants are required to testify and provide original supporting documents in court. The hearing dates are on 27 to 30 August 2012 and 24 to 28 August 2012. The procedure of the hearing (case management) will be decided on 1 August 2012.
Mention
15 March 2012
  • Mention for submission of 3 party claims at Criminal High Court 3, Jalan Duta, Kuala Lumpur. Next mention date is on 16 July 2012.
Mention
13 February 2012
  • Next mention date is on 15 March 2012 at Criminal High Court 3, Jalan Duta, Kuala Lumpur at 9.00 am.
Ongoing trial
8 February 2012
  • The High Court has set the date,13 February 2012 for hearing and 3rd party claim. Case will be heard at High Court 3, Jalan Duta, Kuala Lumpur at 9.00 a.m.
Ongoing trial
20 January 2012
  • The High Court has set the date, 13 February 2012 for hearing and 3rd party claim.
Ongoing trial
11 November 2011
  • Trial for application of civil forfeiture under S56(1) of AMLATFA is still ongoing. The High Court has yet to set the date for 3rd party claim.
Ongoing Trial
10 August 2011
  • The High Court has set the hearing date on 21 October 2011
Ongoing Trial
3 August 2011
  • Bank Negara Malaysia has completed investigation under AMLATFA and filed for civil forfeiture under S.56(1) of AMLATFA at the Kuala Lumpur High Court.
 

7 May 2010

  • Bank Negara Malaysia has commenced investigations into The Gold Label Sdn Bhd under Section 25(1) Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA) and Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
  • The raid on The Gold Label Sdn Bhd was conducted yesterday at its premises in Northpoint Offices, Tower A Mid Valley City, Kuala Lumpur following complaints received from members of the public. Relevant assets and documents of the company were seized for purpose of investigation.

Ongoing Investigation

Dencomm Sales & Services Sdn Bhd

30 September 2013
  • The case was set for decision at Kota Tinggi Session Court. The court found the company and its 2 directors guilty and they were convicted for all charges under BAFIA and AMLATFA. The sentences are as follows:-
    • Company - Fine RM2 million
    • Samsudin Mahadi - Imprisonment for 5 years and fine RM3.45 million
    • Shafila Samsudin - Imprisonment for 2 years and fine RM1 million
Decision

Bank Negara Malaysia Investigates Dencomm Sales & Services Sdn Bhd

27 August 2013
  • The case was heard at Kota Tinggi Session Court. The defence closed its case (BAFIA & AMLATFA). Hearing date on 28-30 August were vacated.
The court set 30 September 2013 for decision.
16-19 July 2013
  • The case was heard at Kota Tinggi Sessions Court.
Hearing to resume on 27-30 August 2013

21 - 22 May 2013

  • The case was heard at Kota Tinggi Sessions Court. Hearing date on the 20 May 2013 was vacated.
Hearing to resume on 28 Jun 2013 & 16 - 19 Jul 2013.

30 Apr 2013

  • The Kota Tinggi Sessions Court ruled that the prosecution has proven a prima facie case against all the accused for all charges under BAFIA and AMLATFA.
The Court has called all the accused to enter their defence and fixed 20 - 22 May 2013 for hearing.

15 Mar 2013

  • The case was heard at Kota Tinggi Sessions Court and the prosecution closed its case (BAFIA & AMLATFA)
The Court has set 19 Apr 2013 for all parties to file their respective written  submission and 30 Apr 2013 for oral clarifications

21 - 23 Jan 2013,
13 - 15 Feb 2013 &
26 - 28 Feb 2013

  • The case was heard at Kota Tinggi Sessions Court
Hearing to resume on 15 March 2013
23 - 24 Oct 2012, 5 - 8 Nov 2012 & 19 - 21 Nov 2012
  • The case was heard at Kota Tinggi Sessions Court.
Hearing to resume on 21 - 23 Jan 2013, 28 Jan 2013, 13 - 15 Feb 2013 & 27 - 28 Feb 2013
27 - 30 Aug 2012 &
10 - 14 Sept 2012
  • The case was heard at Kota Tinggi Sessions Court.
Hearing to resume on the following days:
23 - 24 Oct 2012 (morning only)
5 - 8 Nov 2012 (morning only)
19 - 22 Now 2012 (full day)

5 - 8 Mar 2012

  • The case was heard at Kota Tinggi Sessions Court.

Hearing to resume on 27th to 30th Aug 2012 and 10th to 14th Sept 2012.

21 Sept 2011

  • The case was mentioned in Kota Tinggi Sessions Court.

Hearing dates fixed on 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th of March 2012.

22 June 2011
  • Shamsudin Bin Mahadi, one of the directors of Dencomm Sales & Services Sdn.Bhd. was charged at Johor Bahru Sessions Court under Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act (AMLATFA) 2001.
The case was transferred to Kota Tinggi Sessions Court to be jointly tried with the earlier charges.
21 June 2011
  • Shamsudin Bin Mahadi and Shafila Binti Shamsudin, the directors of Dencomm Sales & Services Sdn.Bhd. were charged at Kota Tinggi Sessions Court for offences under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989 and Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act (AMLATFA) 2001.
The court has fixed 21 September 2011 for mention of the case.
21 April 2010
  • Bank Negara Malaysia has commenced investigations into Dencomm Sales & Services Sdn Bhd under Section 25(1) Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA) and Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
  • The raid on Dencomm Sales & Services Sdn Bhd was conducted today at its premises in Bandar Penawar, Kota Tinggi, Johor following complaints received from members of the public. Relevant assets and documents of the company were seized for the purpose of investigation.
Ongoing Investigation

Semangat Teknologi Gagah Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as STG Resources Sdn. Bhd.)

14 September
2011
  • The High Court issued an order to forfeit all assets seized under AMLATFA on 14 September 2011.
 

Bank Negara Malaysia Investigates Semangat Teknologi Gagah Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as STG Resources Sdn. Bhd.) and Its Related Companies

24 August 2011
  • The High Court has set the date to hear for any bona fide third party claim on 14 September 2011.
 
27 April 2011
  • Bank Negara Malaysia has completed investigation under AMLATFA and filed for civil forfeiture under S.56(1) of AMLATFA at the Kuala Lumpur High Court.
 

21 April 2010

  • Bank Negara Malaysia has commenced investigations into Semangat Teknologi Gagah Sdn Bhd (STG) and its related companies under Section 25(1) Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA) and Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
  • The raids on STG and its related companies were conducted on 4 February 2010 at their premises in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor following complaints received from members of the public.

Ongoing Investigation

Asia Ceramic Marketing Sdn Bhd 24 March 2014
  • The defence closed its case

The court set 17 April 2014 for submission

Bank Negara Malaysia Investigates Asia Ceramic Marketing Sdn Bhd And Its Related Companies
28-30 January 2014
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Court

Next hearing dates:

  • 12 & 14 Feb 2014
  • 26 - 28 Feb 2014
  • 6 - 7 March 2014
  • 10 - 12 March 2014
  • 24 - 25 March 2014
2 January 2014
  • The Court ruled that the prosecution has proven a prima facie case against all the accused persons for all the charges under BAFIA and AMLATFA
  • All the accused persons ordered to enter their defence.

Next hearing dates:

28-30 Jan 2014
16 December 2013
  • Mention
Next date for decision fixed on 2 Jan 2014
2 December 2013
  • Submission by both parties
The Court set 13 December 2013 for both parties to reply the submission and 16 December 2013 for decision.
22 November 2013
  • Mention
Next date was set on 2 December 2013
28 & 30 October 2013
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court 4
Date for submission set on 22 November 2013

12 - 13 Sept 2013

18 - 20 Sept 2013
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Court 3

Next trial dates:
28 - 30 Sept 2013

26 July 2013
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Court 3

The court has vacated trial dates fixed on 2 August 2013 and 5-6 Sept 2013.

Next trial dates:

12 - 13 Sept 2013

18 - 20 Sept 2013

3 - 4 June 2013

8 - 9 July 2013
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Court 4

Next trial dates is fixed on:

26 July 2013

2 August 2013

5 - 6 Sept 2013
23 April 2013
  • Case was mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Session Court 3.

Next trial dates is fixed on

3 & 4 June 2013

4, 8 & 9 July 2013

18 March 2013

  • Case was mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Session Court 3

Next mention date is fixed on 23 April 2013

8 & 11 January 2013

26, 27 & 28 Feb 2013

  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Court 3

The court fixed 18 March 2013 for mention while the remaining dates which were fixed earlier have been vacated

2 Oct 2012

25 Oct 2012

1 - 2 Nov 2012

19 Nov 2012

  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Court 3

The new trial date is fixed on:

8 & 11 Jan 2013

26, 27 & 28 Feb 2013

18, 19, 20, 21 & 22 March 2013

3 - 7 Sept 2012

13 - 14 Sept 2012

18 - 21 Sept 2012
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Court 3

The new trial date is fixed on:

2 Oct 2012

25 Oct 2012

1 - 2 Nov 2012
19 Nov 2012

12 - 13 Dec 2012

16 - 18 May 2012

6 - 8 June 2012

12 - 14 June 2012

  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Court 3
The new trial date is fixed on:

3 - 7 Sept 2012

13 - 14 Sept 2012

18 - 21 Sept 2012

13 - 14 March 2012
22 - 23 March 2012
19 - 20 April 2012

  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Court

The new trial date is fixed on:
16 - 18 May 2012
6 - 8 June 2012
12 - 14 June 2012

21 - 25 Nov 2011

  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Court

The new trial date is fixed on:

13 - 14 March 2012 22 - 23 March 2012 19 - 20 April 2012

17 - 18 Nov 2011
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Court
 
24 - 28 Oct 2011
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Court
 
17 June 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Session Court.

The new trial date is fixed on:

24 to 28 Oct 2011,
17 to 18 Nov 2011,
21 to 25 Nov 2011

7 June 2011

  • Case was mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
Next mention date is fixed on 17 June 2011
22 April 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
Next mention date is fixed on 29 April 2011
17 January 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
Next mention date is set on 22 April 2011.
18 October 2010
  • Lim Long Yew, the director of Asia Ceramic Marketing Sdn. Bhd. was charged at Shah Alam and Klang Sessions Court under Section (4)(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).

All charges have been transferred to Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court to be jointly tried with the earlier charges.

Mention date for the joint trial is set on 17 January 2011

  13 October 2010
  • Lim Long Yew and Leong Guan Yeu, the directors of Asia Ceramic Marketing Sdn. Bhd. were charged at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for an offence under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989 and Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
The judge allowed for a joint trial of the BAFIA and AMLATFA charges.

Mention date was set on 17 December 2010.
 

 

23 July 2009

  • Bank Negara Malaysia has commenced investigations into Asia Ceramic Marketing Sdn Bhd and its related companies under Section 25(1) Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA) and Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
  • The raid on Asia Ceramic Marketing Sdn Bhd and its related companies was conducted at the premise of the company in Kuala Lumpur following complaints received from members of the public. Relevant assets and documents of the company were seized for the purpose of investigation.

Ongoing Investigation

 

Genneva Sdn Bhd

 

19 February 2014
  • Case management at Kuala Lumpur High Court - (Reserve No. 7 - Right wing on level 3)
 

Next hearing dates:

17 April 2014
Bank Negara Malaysia Investigates Genneva Sdn Bhd and Etika Emas Estet Sdn Bhd

 

19 December 2013
  • Case management at Kuala Lumpur High Court - (Reserve No. 7 - Right wing on level 3)

Remark:
Pending issuance of grounds of judgement

Next hearing dates:

19 February 2014

30 October 2013
  • Case management at Kuala Lumpur High Court - (Reserve No. 7 - Right wing on level 3)

Remark:
Pending issuance of grounds of judgement

Next hearing dates:

19 December 2013
30 September 2013
  • Case management at Kuala Lumpur High Court - (Reserve No. 7 - Right wing on level 3)

Remark:
Pending issuance of grounds of judgement

Next hearing dates:

30 October 2013
19 August 2013
  • Case management at Kuala Lumpur High Court - (Reserve No. 7 - Right wing on level 3)

Remark:
Pending the completion of Appeal Record

Next hearing dates:

30 September 2013
21 May 2013
  • Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court (Civil No. 10) granted the stay for the order to return assets seized and exhibits tendered in Court.

    Remark:
    The hearing for the appeal by prosecution against the acquittal of all accused persons is yet to be fixed pending the issuance grounds of judgements by the Sessions Court judge.

Next hearing dates:

19 Aug 2013
17 May 2013
  • The Attorney General's Chambers and Bank Negara Malaysia filed notice of appeal in respect of acquittal under BAFIA and AMLATFA on 17 May 2013
  • The Court heard submissions by both the defence and the prosecution for the stay of order to return exhibits and seized assets and set 21 May 2013 for decision

Next hearing dates:
21 May 2013

16 May 2013
  • Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court (Civil No. 10) had decided to acquit and discharge all accused persons and OKS
    [The Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court had ruled that the defence raised reasonable doubt and therefore acquitted all accused persons and company for the charges under s. 25(1) of Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA) and also     s. 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001. (AMLATFA)]
  • Court also order to return exhibits seized from the OKS and all accused persons [The Court also ordered that all exhibits seized and assets seized to be returned to the accused persons and company]
  • The prosecution then applied for a stay of the order to return exhibits and seized assets and the Court scheduled 17 May 2013 to hear the application for stay.

Next hearing dates:
17 May 2013

22 April 2013
  • Both parties have filed for written submission
  • Court had set 17 May 2013 for oral clarification
  • No decision date has been set
Next hearing dates:
17 May 2013
1 - 4 April 2013
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court (Civil No. 10)
  • Court has set 22 April 2013 to file  Submissions and for Oral Clarification.

Next hearing dates:
22 April 2013

15 March 2013
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court
  • For next hearing the case will be heard at Session Court (Civil No. 10), which is located at the Ground Floor of Kuala Lumpur Court Complex.
Next hearing dates:
1 - 5 April 2013
23 Jan 2013
  • Sessions Court (Criminal No. 2) Kuala Lumpur ruled that the prosecution has proven a prima facie case against all the accused persons for all the charges under BAFIA and AMLATFA
  • The Court has fixed 15 March 2013 and 1 to 5 April 2013 for the hearing of the defence case
Next hearing dates:
1) 15 March 2013
2) 1 - 5 April 2013
16 Jan 2013
  • The Court set 23 January 2013 for decision on prima facie case.

Next hearing dates:
23 January 2013

29 Nov 2012
  • The Court has set submission dates as follows:
    • 21 December 2012 - All parties to file with the Court their respective written submission;
    • 2 January 2013 - Written replies by parties to the written submission filed on 21 Dec 2012;
    • 4 January 2013 - Oral clarifications
Next hearing dates:
21 December 2012
2 January 2013
4 January 2013
  19 Nov 2012
  • AMLATFA case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
  • Mention date fixed on 29 Nov 2012 to schedule submissions by parties.
Next hearing dates:

29 Nov 2012
  4 - 5 October 2012
  • VACATED

Next hearing dates:

19 & 29 Nov 2012
  13 - 17 Aug 2012
  • AMLATFA case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
  • 13 & 17 Aug 2012 - Vacated

Next hearing dates:

4 - 5 October 2012
  29 - 31 May 2012
  • AMLATFA case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.

Next hearing dates:
13 - 17 Aug 2012

  2 - 4 May 2012
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court
  • Finished with BAFIA case and AMLATFA case to start in next dates

Next hearing dates:
29 - 31 May 2012

  17 - 18 April 2012
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court
Next hearing dates:

i. 2 - 4 May 2012
ii. 29 - 31 May 2012
  1-2 March 2012
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court

Next hearing dates:

i. 17 - 18 April 2012
ii. 2 - 4 May 2012
iii. 29 - 31 May 2012

  10 Feb 2012
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court

Next hearing dates:

1 & 2 March 2012
  14 December 2011
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court

Next hearing dates:

10&13 - 17 Feb 2012
  12 September 2011
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court

Next hearing dates:

12 - 15 Dec 2011


  12 August 2011
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court

Next hearing dates:

i. 12 - 14 Sept. 2011
ii. 14 - 16 Nov 2011
iii. 07 - 09 Dec 2011
v. 12 - 15 Dec 2011

  1 July 2011
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
Continued hearing dates is fixed as follows: -
i) 28-29 July 2011; and
ii) 8-12 August 2011
  18 - 22 April 2011
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
The following dates was fixed for continued hearing:
i) 10 May 2011;
ii) 23 May 2011;
iii) 24 June 2011;
iv) 27 June 2011; and
v) 28 June to 1 July 2011.
  21 March 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
The court has set the hearing of the AMLATFA case to be heard together with the BAFIA case as follows:
i) 4 - 8 April 2011; and
ii) 18 - 22 April 2011.
  18 March 2011
  • Liew Chee Wah, the director of Genneva Sdn.Bhd. was charged at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for an offence under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989.
The court has fixed 21 March 2011 for the mention of the case.
  16 March 2011
  • The company and the directors of Genneva Sdn.Bhd., Chin Wai Leong, Ng Poh Weng and Marcus Yee Yuen Seng were charged at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for an offence under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989.
The court has fixed 21 March 2011 for the mention of the case.
  14 November 2010
  • AMLATFA case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.

The Court has set the trial dates as follow:

  1. 4-8 April 2011; and
  2. 18-22 April 2011
  14 Oktober 2010
  • Ng Poh Weng, Marcus Yee Yuen Seng, Liew Chee Wah and Chin Wai Leong, the directors of Genneva Sdn. Bhd. were charged at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for an offence under Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
Mention date was set on 16 November 2010
 

21 July 2009

  • Bank Negara Malaysia has commenced investigations into Genneva Sdn Bhd and Etika Emas Estet Sdn Bhd under suspicion of conducting illegal deposit taking activities in breach of Section 25(1) Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA) and Section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
  • The raids on these companies were conducted at their premises in Kuala Lumpur following information received from members of the public. Relevant assets and documents of the company were seized for the purpose of investigation.

Ongoing Investigation

Bestino Group Berhad

 

 

12 Mar 2014

  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Session Court.

Next mention date has been set on 25 April 2014; While waiting for Appeal court decision on PP vs Gan Boon Aun (GBA) next hearing has been set on 23 May 2014

Note: The Provision of GBA case is related to Bestino case 

   
23 Disember 2013
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court
Next mention date is fixed on12 March 2014    
15 November 2013
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court
Next mention date is fixed on 23 December 2013    
20 August 2013
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court
Next mention date is fixed on 12 November 2013    
8 April 2013
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court
Next mention date is fixed on 21 June 2013    
15 February 2013
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court
Next mention date is fixed on 8 April 2013    
10 December 2012
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court
Next mention date is fixed on 15 February 2013    
5 October 2012
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court
Next mention date is fixed on 10 December 2012    
25 July 2012
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court
Next mention date is fixed on 5 October 2012    
21 May 2012
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court.
Next mention date is fixed on 25 July 2012.    
23 April 2012
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court.
Next mention date is fixed on 21 May 2012.  
20 February 2012
  • The above case was set for hearing from 20 February 2012 to 23 February 2012.

  • However, on 20 February 2012, the Court granted postponement pending the outcome of the Court of Appeal in the case of Gan Boon Aun.
Next mention date is fixed on 23 April 2012.
14 November 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court.

Next mention date is fixed on 19 December  2011.

19 September 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court.

Next mention date is fixed on 14 November 2011.

25 July 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court.
Next mention date is fixed on 19 September 2011.
23 May 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court.
The court will fix the trial dates on 25 July 2011.

15 April 2011
  • Case was heard (mentioned) at Ipoh Sessions Court.
The Judge allowed for prosecution's application for joint trial of the BAFIA & AMLATFA charges.

Next mention date is fixed on 23 May 2011.

11 April 2011
  • Joint trial application for BAFIA & AMLATFA charges were heard at Ipoh Sessions Court.
The Court will give its decision on 15 April 2011 on the prosecution's application for joint trial for all charges.

23 February 2011
  • Chong Yuk Ming, Goon Koon Lee, Chang Kuei Geh and Ho Chee Cheong, the directors of Bestino Golden House Sdn.Bhd. were charged at Ipoh Sessions Court for an offence under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989 and Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
Bail amount for each accused was set at RM1.5million with 2 sureties (one of it must be a family member) and passport to be surrendered to the Court.

The court set date on April 11, 2011 to hear on the prosecution's application for joint trial for all charges.
16 June 2009
  • Bank Negara Malaysia and the Securities Commission Malaysia have commenced investigations into Bestino Group Berhad and its related companies suspected of conducting illegal deposit taking and illegal investment schemes, in breach of subsection 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA) and the offering for subscription or purchase of preference shares in breach of section 212(2) of the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007
  • The raids on Bestino Group Berhad and its related companies were conducted at their premises in Ipoh, Perak and Petaling Jaya, Selangor following complaints received from members of the public.

Ongoing Investigation

AK United Sdn Bhd

23 April 2014
  • Kes  PP (BNM) lwn Choi Kok Peng (CKP) di MSJ1, Aras 4, Sayap Kanan, KMKL
  • Hakim MSJ1: Pn. Norsharidah binti Awang
  • Peguambela bagi CKP: YB Lim Lip Eng
Pada 22/04/2014; satu lagi tarikh pengurusan kes ditetapkan pada 03/07/2014.

Satu lagi tarikh pengurusan kes 03/07/2014 ditetapkan; sementara menunggu Mahkamah Rayuan memutuskan kes rayuan PP lwn Gan Boon Aun (GBA); yang sambung-bicara pada 23/05/2014.

Nota: Peruntukan kes GBA berkaitan dengan kes CKP.
Bank Negara Malaysia and Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia Raided Four Companies for Suspected Offences under the Banking & Financial Institutions Act 1989 and the Companies Act 1965

 

10 April 2014
  • Kes Rayuan TPR (bagi pihak BNM) lwn AK United SB & 4 Orang Lagi

Pada 27/03/2014;TPR  telah fail Hujahan Perayu.

Responden dikehendaki failkan Hujahan Balas terhadap Hujahan Perayu pada atau sebelum 02/05/2014.

Pendengaran Rayuan di Mahkamah Tinggi Jenayah 1, KMKL ditetapkan pada 22/05/2014.
13 March 2014
  • Kes  PP (BNM) lwn Choi Kok Peng (CKP) di MSJ1, Aras 4, Sayap Kanan, KMKL
    • Hakim MSJ1: Pn. Norsharidah binti Awang
    • Peguambela bagi CKP: YB Lim Lip Eng
  • Pada 12/03/2014; satu lagi tarikh pengurusan kes ditetapkan pada 22/04/2014.

Satu lagi tarikh pengurusan kes 22/04/2014 ditetapkan; sementara menunggu Mahkamah Rayuan memutuskan kes rayuan PP lwn Gan Boon Aun (GBA); yang ditetapkan pada 16-17/04/2014.

Nota: Peruntukan kes GBA berkaitan dengan kes CKP.
12 Disember2013
  • Kes  PR (BNM) lwn Choi Kok Peng (CKP) di MSJ1, Aras 4, Sayap Kanan, KMKL
    • Hakim MSJ1: Pn. Norsharidah binti Awang
    • Peguambela bagi CKP: YB Lim Lip Eng
  • Pada 12/12/2013; satu lagi tarikh pengurusan kes ditetapkan pada 12/03/2014.

Satu lagi tarikh pengurusan kes 12/03/2014 ditetapkan; sementara menunggu Mahkamah Rayuan memutuskan kes rayuan PP lwn Gan Boon Aun (GBA); yang ditetapkan pada 05/03/2014.

Nota: Peruntukan kes GBA berkaitan dengan kes CKP.
25 Oct 2013
  • kes Rayuan TPR (bagi pihak BNM) lwn AK United SB & 4 Orang Lagi di Mahkamah Reserve 7, Aras 3, Sayap Kanan, KMKL
  • Hakim Mahkamah Sesyen; telahpun menulis Alasan Penghakiman terhadap kes AK United SB & 4 Orang Lagi, lalu TPR [Pn Nurshuhaidah Zainal Azahar] telahpun memfail Petisyen Rayuan di Bahagian Pendaftaran Mahkamah Tinggi.
Menunggu rekod rayuan untuk disiapkan oleh Bahagian Pendaftaran Mahkamah Tinggi
25 Oct 2013
  • Kes  PR (BNM) lwn Choi Kok Peng (CKP) di MSJ1, Aras 4, Sayap Kanan, KMKL
    • Hakim MSJ1: Pn. Norsharidah binti Awang
    • Peguambela bagi CKP: YB Lim Lip Eng
  • Pada 25/11/2013; satu lagi tarikh pengurusan kes ditetapkan pada 12/12/2013.

Satu lagi tarikh pengurusan kes 12/12/2013 ditetapkan; sementara menunggu Mahkamah Rayuan memutuskan kes rayuan PP lwn Gan Boon Aun (GBA); yang ditetapkan pada 09/12/2013.

Nota: Peruntukan kes GBA berkaitan dengan kes CKP.
30 September 2013
  • Kes  PR (BNM) lwn Choi Kok Peng (CKP) di MSJ1, Aras 4, Sayap Kanan, KMKL
    • Hakim MSJ1: Pn. Norsharidah binti Awang
    • Peguambela bagi CKP: YB Lim Lip Eng
  • Pada 17/9/2013; Hakim MSJ1 membuat keputusan untuk “Stay of proceeding”; kes ini.  Maka 2 tarikh bicara (21 & 22/10/2013) dilapangkan.

Satu lagi tarikh pengurusan kes 25/11/2013 ditetapkan sementara menunggu keputusan Mahkamah Rayuan memutuskan kes rayuan PP lwn Gan Boon Aun (GBA).

Latarbelakang kes  Gan Boon Aun (GBA):-
Peguambela bagi GBA: YB Lim Lip Eng.
Mahkamah Tinggi dalam kes GBA telah memutuskan bahawa seksyen 122 SIA (sama dengan seksyen 106 BAFIA);  adalah berlawanan dengan Perlembagaan Persekutuan, oleh itu tidak sah
PR (AGC Putrajaya) telah merayu di Mahkamah Rayuan terhadap keputusan Mahkamah Tinggi tersebut dan akan didengari pada 25/10/2013.
GBA telah didakwa di bawah Akta Perindustrian Sekuriti (SIA), di mana GBA adalah pengarah Transmile Berhad sewaktu Transmile Berhad melakukan kesalahan memberikan pernyataan palsu kepada Suruhanjaya Sekuriti.   Pertuduhan adalah sama dengan seksyen 106 BAFIA yang mempertanggungjawabkan pengarah di atas kesalahan oleh syarikat.

5 September 2013

Kes  PR (BNM) lwn Choi Kok Peng (CKP) di MSJ1, Aras 4, Sayap Kanan, KMKL.

  • Hakim MSJ1: Pn. Norsharidah binti Awang
  • Peguambela bagi CKP: YB Lim Lip Eng
  • Pada 4/9/2013, Hakim MSJ1 telah menetapkan 2 tarikh bicara:-
    • 21 Oktober 2013;
    • dan 22 Oktober 2013.
Hakim MSJ1 telah menetapkan 2 tarikh bicara
26 Ogos 2013
  • Kes bicara PR (BNM) lwn Choi Kok Peng di MSJ1, Aras 4, Sayap Kanan, KMKL.
  • 2 tarikh bicara yang telah ditetapkan pada 17 Sept. & 19 Sept. 2013; dilapangkan.
  • Satu lagi tarikh pengurusan kes 4/9//2013ditetapkan sebab Nota Keterangan masih belum disiapkan lagi.
Pengurusan Kes
30 Julai 2013
  • Hakim; Mahkamah Reserve 7, Aras 3, Sayap Kanan, KMKL yang mendengar kes Rayuan TPR (bagi pihak BNM) lwn AK United SB & 4 Orang Lagi menetapkan 5/9/2013 untuk pengurusan kes.sementara menunggu Alasan Penghakiman oleh Hakim Mahkamah Sesyen.
Pengurusan Kes
15 Julai  2013
  • Kes bicara PR (BNM) lwn Choi Kok Peng di MSJ1, Aras 4, Sayap Kanan, KMKL.
  • Tarikh bicara telah ditetapkan pada 17 Sept. & 19 Sept. 2013.
  • Satu lagi tarikh pengurusan kes 19/08/2013; Nota keterangan masih belum disiapkan lagi.
 
17 Jun 2013
  • Kes bicara PR (BNM) lwn Choi Kok Peng telah dipindahkan ke MSJ1, Aras 4, Sayap Kanan, KMKL.
  • Tarikh bicara telah ditetapkan pada 17 Sept. & 19 Sept. 2013.
  • Pada 15 Julai 2013; kedua pihak perlu hadir bagi tujuan pengurusan kes.
  • Hakim MSJ1 adalah Puan Norsharidah binti Awang
 
11 Jun 2013
  • Hakim; Mahkamah Reserve 7, Aras 3, Sayap Kanan, KMKL yg mendengar kes Rayuan TPR (bagi pihak BNM) lwn AK United SB & 4 Orang Lagi menetapkan 30/07/2013 sebagai tarikh Sebutan bagi kes rayuan ini.
  • Kes Rayuan ini diwakili oleh TPR Tuan Syed Faisal bin Syed Amir.
 
22 May 2013
  • Hakim; MSJ5, Sayap Kiri KMKL yg mendengar kes PR (BNM) lwn Choi Kok Peng menetapkan 17/06/2013 sebagai tarikh Pengurusan Kes setelah mendengar permohonan kedua2 pihak iaitu:-
  • Pihak PR (BNM) telah meminta tarikh bicara.
  • Pihak peguambela memaklumkan bahawa peguambela yang akan mengendalikan adalah YB Lim Lip Eng.
 
09 May 2013
  • Hakim; Mahkamah Reserve 7, Aras 3, Sayap Kanan, KMKL yg mendengar kes Rayuan PR (BNM) lwn AK United SB & 4 Orang Lagi menetapkan 11/06/2013 sebagai tarikh Sebutan bagi kes rayuan ini.
 
15 April 2013
  • Pihak Pendakwaan telah menyerahkan sejumlah dokumen yang akan digunakan didalam perbicaraan kelak kepada OKT/peguambela.
  • Pihak pendakwaan memaklumkan bahawa sekitar 40 orang saksi akan dipanggil
  • Hakim Mahkamah Sesyen Jenayah no 5 telah menetapkan 22/05/2013 sebagai tarikh pengurusan kes
 
19 Mac 2013
  • Hakim Mahkamah Tinggi setelah membaca/mendengar hujahan kedua-dua pihak berhubung permohonan rayuan oleh CKP untuk dibebaskan dengan ikat jamin telah mengeluarkan perintah berikut:-
  • Petikan Perintah adalah: "MAKA ADALAH DIPERINTAHKAN bahawa Permohonan Pemohon untuk dilepaskan dengan jaminan adalah dibenarkan DAN SELANJUTNYA DIPERINTAHKAN jaminan sebanyak RM140,000.00 dengan 2 orang penjamin dan Pemohon dikehendaki melaporkan diri di Balai Polis Alam Damai, Cheras sebulan sekali pada 7 haribulan setiap bulan sehingga kes di Mahkamah Sesyen Diselesaikan"
 
13 Mac 2013
  • Pada 13/3/2013, pihak pendakwa telah memfailkan Notis Rayuan terhadap keputusan tersebut di Mahkamah Tinggi.
  • Mahkamah Tinggi masih belum menetapkan sebarang tarikh pengurusan kes bagi maksud rayuan ini
 
28 February 2013
  • Hakim Mahkamah Sesyen telah melepaskan dan membebaskan kesemua tertuduh Lee Poh Kuen @ Soo Ha, Wong Gan Meng and Choi Yuet Yee & Wong Yiak Leong) daripada pertuduhan-pertuduhan di bawah seksyen 25(1) Akta Bank dan Institusi-Institusi Kewangan 1989 pada 28/2/2013
 
14 February 2013
  • On 12/2/2013; Choi Kok Peng, the absconded director of AK United & Fresh Palms Holdings (S) Sdn Bhd was arrested in Ipoh.
  • On 13/2/2013, he was charged at Kuala Lumpur Session Criminal Court, Kompleks Mahkamah Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Duta.
  • He claimed trial.
  • The Court denied his application for bail and fixed 14/3/2013 as Mentioned Date.
 
31 January 2013
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Session Criminal Court No. 3; 4th Floor, Kompleks Mahkamah Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Duta.
  • On 30 January 2013; the Prosecution had close it case.
  • The Court had fixed 4 March 2013; for both parties to file their submission
Submission at the end of Prosecution Case.
24 July 2012
  • Next hearing date is 25 to 25 September 2012, 15 to 17 October 2012, 29 to 31 October 2012 and 5 November 2012
Ongoing trial
18 April 2012
  • Next hearing date is on 11 to 13 July 2012, 16 to 18 July 2012, 23 to 24 July 2012, 27 & 29 August 2012.
Ongoing trial
8 February 2012
  • The Session Court has set the hearing date on 20 to 22 February 2012, 19 to 21 March 2012 and 17 to 18 April 2012.
Ongoing trial
8 August 2011
  • The court has set the hearing date on 8 to 11 November 2011 and 28 November to 1 December 2011.
Ongoing trial

20 June 2011

  • Wong Yiak Leong, the director and the company, AK United Sdn.Bhd. were charged at Kuala Lumpur Session Court for offences under section 25(1) of Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA).
Next mention date is fixed on 8 August 2011
9 June 2011
  • Lee Poh Kuen @ Soo Ha, Wong Gan Meng and Choi Yuet Yee, the employees of AK United Sdn.Bhd. were charged at Kuala Lumpur Session Court for offences under section 25(1) of Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA).
Next mention date is fixed on 8 August 2011

26 May 2009

  • Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) jointly raided AK United Sdn Bhd., Dinari Capital Sdn. Bhd, myDNA International Sdn. Bhd. and E-Eagle Sdn. Bhd pursuant to the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989 and Companies Act (CA) 1965.
  • These raids were simultaneously conducted at the companies' premises in four different locations in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.
  • Raids were conducted on these companies following complaints received from members of the public alleging the said companies were engaging in illegal deposit taking activities and illegal investment schemes which may be in contravention of section 25 of the BAFIA and section 366(3) of the CA respectively.

Ongoing Investigation

Walton International Property Group (M) Sdn Bhd

2 September 2010

  • Bank Negara Malaysia issued a compound notice to Walton International Property Group (M) Sdn Bhd for committing multiple offences under the Exchange Control Act (ECA) 1953.

Walton Malaysia paid the compound.
Case closed.

(Please also refer 'Enforcement Action' section.

Bank Negara Malaysia Raids Walton International Property Group (M) Sdn Bhd

5 March 2009
  • Bank Negara Malaysia raided Walton International Property Group (M) Sdn Bhd under the Exchange Control Act (ECA) 1953.
  • The raids were simultaneously conducted at the premises of the company in Kuala Lumpur (W. Persekutuan), Kota Kinabalu (Sabah) and Kuching ( Sarawak ) following complaints received from members of the public.
Ongoing Investigation

Gemilang Mirza Sdn. Bhd

31 October 2011
  • Judgment
  • Case was heard at Kota Kinabalu Session Court.

The Court had found all the accused guilty for an offence under s.25(1) BAFIA and convicted them respectively as follows:

i). The company, Gemilang Mirza Sdn Bhd is fined with RM 3 million;

ii). The Directors, Ag. Binting Pg Mat Salleh & Ag. Ajis Pg Mat Salleh - imprisonment of 6 years each.

Bank Negara Malaysia Raided Gemilang Mirza Sdn Bhd on Suspicion of Conducting Illegal Deposit Taking and Money Laundering Activities

5 August 2011
  • The decision has been postponed to another date.
The decision is set on 31 October 2011.
8 July 2011
  • The court has postponed its decision.
The court fixed new date on 1 August 2011 for its decision.
16 - 20 May 2011
  • The trial on BAFIA has been concluded and the decision will be on 8 July 2011.
The court will give its decision on 8 July 2011.
14 February 2011
  • All the accused have been ordered to enter their defence.
Continued hearing has been fixed on 16 - 20 May 2011.

6 December 2010

 

  • Case was heard at Kota Kinabalu Sessions Court.

The Court will give its decision on 14 February 2011.

 

7 - 16 July 2010

 

  • BAFIA case was heard at Kota Kinabalu Sessions Court.

Next hearing date is set on 6 December 2010.

 

1 March 2010
  • Joint trial for BAFIA & AMLATFA cases were heard at Kota Kinabalu Sessions Court.
Trial dates have been set on 7 to 16 July 2010
19 January 2010
  • Company director, Ag. Binting bin Pg. Mat Salleh was charged in the Kota Kinabalu Sessions Court under the Anti-Money Laudering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).

The Judge allowed for a joint trial of the BAFIA & AMLATFA charges.

The next hearing date was set on 1 March 2010 for mention.

27 May 2009
  • Company and two of its directors were charged in the Kota Kinabalu Sessions Court under the Banking & Financial Institution Act 1989 (BAFIA).
Both of the directors will be tried on 19 to 21 January 2010.

13 January 2009

  • The company was raided on suspicion of conducting illegal deposit taking and money laundering activities.

Ongoing Investigation

Buluhmas Enterprise Sdn. Bhd

 

3 Apr 2014
  • Case was heard on 13 February, 12 March and  3 April 2014

Next trial dates:

  • 14 & 21 May 2014
  • 3 July 2014
Bank Negara Malaysia Raided Four Companies on Suspicion of Conducting Illegal Deposit Taking and Money Laundering Activities

 

4 Feb 2014
  • Case on 27, 28 & 29 January 2014 were postponed to later date
  • Case was mentioned on 3 February 2014

Next trial dates:

  • 12 & 13 February 2014
  • 10 – 12 March 2014
  • 2 – 3 April 2014
18 December 2013
  • Case was heard on 4, 5 & 9 December 2013

Next trial dates:

  • 27, 28 & 29 January  2014
6 November  2013
  • Case was heard on 6 November 2013
  • Slight changes on next trial dates in December

Next trial dates:

  • 25 & 26 November  2013
  • 4, 5 & 9 December 2013
7 October 2013
  • Case was mentioned on 7 October 2013 and next trial dates are fixed.

Next trial dates:

  • 6, 25 & 26 November  2013
  • 2 & 3 December 2013
30 September 2013
  • Case was mentioned on 23 September 2013.
  • No new dates for trial are fixed yet.
Next mention date is on  7 October 2013 to set new hearing date(s).
18 September 2013
  • Case was heard on 19 July and 1 August 2013
Next mention on 23 Sept 2013 to set new hearing date(s).
27 May 2013
  • Case was heard on 10 and 21 May 2013 at Shah Alam Court

Next hearing dates:

  • 20 June 2013
  • 19 July 2013
  • 1, 2 and 26-29 August 2013
7 May 2013
  • Case was postponed to next hearing dates

Next hearing dates:

  • 9-10 May 2013
  • 20-21 May 2013
28 March 2013
  • Case was heard at Shah Alam Court (Mahkamah Sesyen Jenayah 6) on:
    • 29 January 2013
    • 14-15 February 2013
    • 4-7 March 2013

Next hearing dates:

  • 29-30 April 2013
9 January 2013
  • Case was heard at Shah Alam Court (Mahkamah Sesyen Jenayah 6) on 6 December 2012, 7 & 8 January 2013.

Next hearing dates:

  • 29 January 2013
  • 14-15 February 2013
  • 4-8 March 2013
12 October 2012
  • Case was postponed to next hearing dates.

Next hearing dates:

  • 6 - 10 December 2012
  • 7 - 9 January 2013
13 August 2012
  • Case was mentioned at Shah Alam Sessions Court no. 6

Next hearing dates:

  • 24 & 25 September 2012
  • 8, 9 & 10 October 2012
16 July 2012
  • Case was mentioned at Shah Alam Sessions Court No 6.

Next hearing date is set on:
i) 18, 20 & 24 July 2012; and
ii) 7 & 13 August 2012.

25 May 2012
  • Case was mentioned at Shah Alam Sessions Court No 6.

Next hearing date is set on:
i) 22 June 2012
ii) 28-29 June 2012
iii) 2-6 July 2012; and
iv) 23-24 July 2012

16 May 2012
  • Case was heard at Shah Alam Sessions Court No 6; case was mentioned.
Mentioned date 25 May 2012.
23 April 2012
  • Next hearing date is on 2,3, 14 to 17 May 2012.
Ongoing trial
9 February 2012
  • Case was heard at Shah Alam Sessions Court No 6.
Next hearing date is set on:
i) 27-29 February 2012;
ii) 26 -29 Mac 2012; and
iii) 2-5 April 2012
15 July 2011
  • Case was heard at Shah Alam Sessions Court.
Next hearing date is set on:
i) 8, 9, 15 & 19 September 2011;
ii) 13 & 14 October 2011; and
iii) 5 & 6 December 2011
9 March 2011
  • Case was heard at Shah Alam Sessions Court.

Next hearing date is set on:

i) 24 March 2011;
ii) 12 & 13 May 2011;
iii)8, 9 & 10 June 2011; and
iv) 11 to 15 July 2011

1 July 2010
  • Case was re-mentioned at Klang Sessions Court.
Trial date was set on 8 - 9 March 2011
19 April 2010
  • Case was mentioned at Klang Sessions Court.
New mention date was set on 1 July 2010
17 February 2010
  • Joint trial for BAFIA and AMLATFA cases were re-mentioned at Klang Sessions Court.
New mention date is set on 19 April 2010
21 December 2009
  • Joint trial for BAFIA and AMLATFA cases were mentioned at Klang Sessions Court.
New mention date is set on 17 February 2010
23 October 2009
  • Another director of Buluhmas Enterprise Sdn. Bhd, Azmi Ame Hamzah was charged at the Klang Sessions Court for an offence under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989.
  • Azmi and his father, Ame Hamzah Mat Atar were also charged for offences under Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).

Azmi was released on bail of RM200,000 for all the charges whereas Ame Hamzah was released on bail of RM350,000.

Mention date for Azmi and Ame Hamzah for both charges (BAFIA and AMLATFA) were set on 21 December 2009.

16 October 2009
  • The company and one of the directors of Buluhmas Enterprise Sdn. Bhd, Ame Hamzah Mat Atar were charged at Klang Sessions Court for an offence under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989.

He was released on bail of RM50,000.

Mention date for this case was set on 21 December 2009.

13 October 2008

  • The company was raided on suspicion of conducting illegal deposit taking and money laundering activities.

Ongoing Investigation

Noradz Travel & Services Sdn.  Bhd

31 March 2014

  • The court has set new mention date on 30th April 2014 for decision on 3rd party claims on the seized assets.
 

Bank Negara Malaysia Raided Four Companies on Suspicion of Conducting Illegal Deposit Taking and Money Laundering Activities

7 January 2014
  • No judgement was delivered. Dato’ Adzhar (2nd accused) applied for stay of proceeding before the Kuala Lumpur High Court Judge and the application was granted.
The court has set new mention date on 31st March 2014 for decision on 3rd party claims on the seized assets.
18 November 2013
  • The Court heard the 3rd party claims on the seized assets from 4 claimants.
Judgment on this case is set on 7th January 2014.
28 October 2013
  • The Court has set 18-19 November 2013 for hearing on 3rd parties' claims under section 61 of Anti-Money Laundering And Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 at Sessions Court 2, Jalan Duta Kuala Lumpur.
A hearing date is set on 18 & 19 November 2013.
31 July 2013
  • The court has set the next mention date on 28 October 2013
Next mention date: 28 October 2013
27 June 2013
  • The court has set the next mention date on 31 July 2013
Next mention date: 31 July 2013
10 April 2013
  • The court has set the next mention date on 27 June 2013
Next mention date: 27 June 2013
29 January 2013
  • The court has set the next mention date on 12 March 2013
Next mention date: 12 March 2013
14 January 2013
  • The court has set the next mention date on 29 January 2013
Next mention date: 29 January 2013
12 December 2012
  • The court set the next mention date on 14 January 2013
Mention
29 November 2012
  • The court set the next mention date on 12 Disember 2012
Mention
2 October 2012
  • The court set the next mention date on 29 November 2012
Mention
14 August 2012
  • The court set the next mention date on 2 October 2012
Mention
25 June 2012
  • The court set the next mention date on 14 August 2012
Mention
28 May 2012
  • The court set the next mention date on 25 June 2012
Mention
24 Feb 2012
  • The court ordered the interested 3rd parties to register Mention
    their name & submit their documents to BNM starting from
    24 February 2012 until 2 March 2012. Next mention date is on
    28 May 2012
Mention

14 Feb 2012

  • The Court set the date 24 February 2012 for any 3rd parties to file their claims on the seized assets at the Sessions Court 2, Jalan Duta, Kuala Lumpur.

 

3 Oct 2011
  • Judgement
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Criminal Sessions Court 2.

The Court found all accused persons guilty of breaching s. 25(1) of BAFIA. The Court imposed sentences as follows:-

(i) the company, Travel & Services Sdn Bhd was fined RM5 million;
(ii) ma bt. Dato Adzhar (1st accused) was sentenced to one (1) year imprisonment and fined RM 500,000.00 (in default - 6 months imprisonment); and
(iii) Dato Adzhar b. Sulaiman (2nd accused) was sentenced to two (2) years imprisonment and fined RM 1 million (in default - 10 months imprisonment).

The 1st accused, 2nd accused and 3rd accused, rin bt Dato Adzhar were also convicted under section 4(1) of AMLATFA. The Court imposed sentences as follows:-

(i) Two (2) years imprisonment against ma bt. Dato Adzhar (1st accused);
(ii) Three (3) years imprisonment against Dato Adzhar b. Sulaiman (2nd accused); and
(iii) One (1) year imprisonment against rin bt. Dato Adzhar (3rd accused);

The court ordered the jail sentence for offences under BAFIA and AMLATFA to run consecutively.

7 Sept 2011
  • The date was fixed for clarification on the submissions by defence and prosecution. However, the court on the 6 Sept. 2011 vacated the date and informed that another date would be fixed for decision only.
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Criminal Sessions Court 2.
 

i) 30 & 31 May 2011; and

ii) 1 & 2 June 2011.

  • The defence closed its case (BAFIA & AMLATFA ) on 2 June 2011 and will submit the defence submission by 4 July 2011.
  • The prosecution will submit their submission by 4 August 2011 while the defence will reply by 18 August 2011.
The Court will hear oral clarification on 7 September 2011 and will then set a date for decision.
i) 26 & 31 January 2011;

16 & 28 February 2011; and

1 March 2011
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
The following dates was fixed for continued hearing:
i) 28 March 2011;
ii) 18, 19, 20 & 21 April 2011;
iii) 30 & 31 May 2011; and
iv) 1, 2 & 3 June 2011.

14 January 2011

  • The Prosecution has proved a prima case against all the accused [ Travel & Services Sdn. Bhd; ma bt. Adzhar; Dato' Adzhar bin Sulaiman; rin bt Adzhar (only for AMLATFA charges)] for both BAFIA & AMLATFA

All the accused have been ordered to enter their defence. Continued hearing has been fixed as follows:-

  1. 26 & 31 January 2011;
  2. 16 & 28 February 2011; and
  3. 1 March 2011

 

6 - 8 October 2010

  • AMLATFA case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court and completed. Both prosecution and defense counsel had submitted their submission to the court for its decision.

The court will give its decision on 14 January 2011.

 

20 - 22 September 2010

  • AMLATFA case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.

Next hearing dates is set on 6 - 8 October 2010.

26 - 27 August 2010

  • AMLATFA case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.

Next hearing dates is date on 20 - 22 September 2010.

i) 19 to 23 July 2010;  and
ii) 2 to 6 August 2010

  • BAFIA case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court and completed. Next trial will hear for AMLATFA case.  

Next trial dates have been set on 26 - 27 August 2010.

18 February 2010
  • Joint trial for BAFIA & AMLATFA cases were heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.

Next hearing is set on the following dates:-

i) 19 to 23 July 2010; and
ii) 2 to 6 August 2010.
23 December 2009
  • Criminal prosecution was initiated against the company at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for an offence under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989.

The judge allowed for a joint trial of the BAFIA and AMLATFA charges.

Mention date was set on 18 February 2010 for mention.

22 December 2009
  • ma binti Adzhar and rin binti Adzhar, the directors and Dato' Adzhar bin Sulaiman, the employee of Travel & Services Sdn. Bhd, were charged at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for an offence under Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
  • At the same court, Dato' Adzhar bin Sulaiman and ma binti Adzhar were also charged for an offence under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989.
Mention date was set on 18 February 2009.
13 October 2008
  • The company was raided on suspicion of conducting illegal deposit taking and money laundering activities.
Ongoing Investigation

Jazmeen (M) Sdn. Bhd

8 Februari 2012
  • On 13/12/2011 the two directors pleaded guilty to the charges under sec. 25(1) of BAFIA 1989 after absconded since 15/7/2009. The Court imposed sentences as follows:-
    • the company, Jazmeen (M) Sdn Bhd was fined RM1 million;
    • Dahlan David Bin Abdullah (1st accused) was sentenced to three (3) year imprisonment; and
    • Ramunatul Aida Binti Rahmat (2nd accused) was sentenced to fifteen (15) months imprisonment.
  • The court also ordered each of the first and second accused to pay prosecution cost of RM 7000 each to Bank Negara Malaysia or in default, 2 months imprisonment
 

Bank Negara Malaysia Raided Four Companies on Suspicion of Conducting Illegal Deposit Taking and Money Laundering Activities

January - February 2010

  • Press releases have been issued by the Bank to search for missing suspects.

Ongoing Investigation

13 October 2008
  • The company was raided on suspicion of conducting illegal deposit taking and money laundering activities.
Ongoing Investigation

Eastana Farm Industries Sdn. Bhd

10 January 2013
  • Mention (earlier date rescheduled)
  • Next mention date is 21 Feb 2014.

  • Bona Fide Third Parties claims to be put on hold until conclusion of the trial.

Bank Negara Malaysia Raided Four Companies on Suspicion of Conducting Illegal Deposit Taking and Money Laundering Activities

27 November 2013
  • Decision
  • The Court allowed prosecution's appeal against the acquittal and ordered accused persons to enter their defence.
    The next mention date is on 13 Jan 2014.
  • Next mention date for Bona Fide Third Parties claims was also set on 5 December 2013.

 

1 November 2013
  • Hearing
  • The court set 27 November 2013 for decision on prosecution’s appeal against the acquittal
16 July 2013
  • Mention
  • Next mention date for Bona Fide Third Parties claims was set on 2 October 2013
  • Hearing date for prosecution’s appeal against the acquittal was set on 1 November 2013
17 April 2013
  • Mention
Next mention date on 16 July 2013
10 Jan 2013
  • Mention
Next mention date on 17 April 2013
12 Oct 2012
  • Mention
Next mention date on 10 Jan 2013
19 June 2012
  • Mention
Next mention date on 12 October 2012
6 June 2012
  • Notice to Bona Fide Third Parties published in Federal Government Gazette (P.U. (B) 196
19 June 2012 has been set for any 3rd parties to file their claims on the seized assets at the Sessions Court 1, Seremban
24 April 2012
  • The Prosecution filed Notice of Appeal against the acquittal
 

12 April 2012

  • Judgment
  • Case was heard at Seremban Sessions Court.

The Court acquitted the accused persons from all charges under BAFIA and AMLATFA

 

23 February 2012

  • The Prosecution closed its case (BAFIA & AMLATFA)

The court has fixed the following dates:

i. 16 March 2012 for the prosecution and defence counsel to submit their submission to the court for its decision

ii. 22 March 2012 for clarification on the submissions by prosecution and defence counsel.

 

i. 11 - 13 January 2012

ii. 18 - 19 January 2012

iii. 9 - 10 February 2012
  • Case was heard at Seremban Session Court

Next hearing dates:

i. 23 - 24 February 2012

i.3 August 2011

ii.9 - 11 August 2011

  • Case was heard at Seremban Session Court

Next hearing dates:

i. 30 Sept. 2011
ii. 6 - 7 Oct 2011
iii. 23 - 25 Nov 2011
iv. 14 - 16 Dec 2011
v. 19 - 20 Dec 2011
vi. 11 - 13 Jan 2012
vii. 18 - 20 Jan 2012
viii. 9 - 10 Feb 2012

23 May 2011
  • The trial has been postponed to another date
New trial dates is set on 27-28 July 2011, 3-5 August 2011, 9-11 August 2011
24 January 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Seremban Sessions Court and the Court fixed 23 May 2011 to start the trial.
The trial dates is set on 23 to 27 May 2011
22 December 2010
  • Case was mentioned at Seremban Sessions Court.
Next mention date is set on 24 January 2011 for one of the accused to appoint a lawyer.
The court also set the trial dates on 23 - 27 May 2011.
15 November 2010
  • The Court set another date for mention due to a change of one of the three accused's defense counsel.

Next mention date is set on 22 December 2010.

27 August 2010
  • The Court set another date for mention.

Next mention date was set on 15 November 2010.

21 June 2010
  • The Court set another date for mention.

Next mention date was set on 27 August 2010.

21 May 2010
  • The Court set another date for mention.
Next mention date was set on 21 June 2010.
29 March 2010
  • The Court set another date for mention.
New mention date was set on 21 May 2010.

19 February 2010

  • Eastana Farm Industries Sdn. Bhd. shareholder, A.Halim bin A Rahman was charged at Petaling Jaya Sessions Court for an offence under Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).

The judge allowed for a joint trial of the BAFIA and AMLATFA charges at Seremban Sessions Court, Negeri Sembilan.

Mention date was set on 29 March 2010.

16 February 2010
  • Eastana Farm Industries Sdn. Bhd. authorized account signatory, Khairuazhar bin Abdullah was charged at Seremban Sessions Court for an offence under Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
Mention date was set on 29 March 2010.
10 February 2010
  • Eastana Farm Industries Sdn. Bhd. director, Syed Shareezally bin Syed Aualadali was charged at Petaling Jaya Sessions Court for an offence under Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).

The judge allowed for a joint trial of the BAFIA and AMLATFA charges at Seremban Sessions Court, Negeri Sembilan.

Mention date was set on 29 March 2010.

26 January 2010 Mention date was set on 29 March 2010.
25 January 2010
  • Eastana Farm Industries Sdn. Bhd. and company's director, Syed Shareezally bin Syed Aualadali were charged at Seremban Sessions Court for an offence under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989.
Mention date was set on 8 February 2010.
24 December 2009
  • Eastana Farm Industries Sdn. Bhd. shareholder, A.Halim bin A Rahman was charged at the Seremban Sessions Court  for an offence under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989.
Mention date was set on 25 January 2010.
13 October 2008
  • The company was raided on suspicion of conducting illegal deposit taking and money laundering activities.
Ongoing Investigation

Reed Corporation Sdn Bhd

18 August 2008

  • Bank Negara Malaysia raided AFS Global Holdings Sdn Bhd, Reed Corporation Sdn Bhd, Sigma Platinum Sdn Bhd, Wisdom Spectrum Sdn Bhd, Maxficient Consultancy Sdn Bhd and Practical Support Sdn Bhd under Section 4 of the Exchange Control Act 1953.
  • The raids were conducted at the premises of the companies in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor following complaints received from members of the public.

 

Ongoing Investigation

Bank Negara Malaysia Raided Six Companies on Suspicion of Conducting Illegal Foreign Currency Dealings

Sigma Platinum Sdn Bhd

18 December 2008

  • The case is also investigated by the Police under the
    Penal Code as the initial investigation findings revealed elements of cheating.

Case handed over to PDRM

Bank Negara Malaysia Raided Six Companies on Suspicion of Conducting Illegal Foreign Currency Dealings

18 August 2008
  • Bank Negara Malaysia raided AFS Global Holdings Sdn Bhd, Reed Corporation Sdn Bhd, Sigma Platinum Sdn Bhd, Wisdom Spectrum Sdn Bhd, Maxficient Consultancy Sdn Bhd and Practical Support Sdn Bhd under Section 4 of the Exchange Control Act 1953.
  • The raids were conducted at the premises of the companies in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor following complaints received from members of the public.
Ongoing Investigation

Wisdom Spectrum Sdn Bhd

18 December 2008

  • The case is also investigated by the Police under the
    Penal Code as the initial investigation findings revealed elements of cheating.

Case handed over to PDRM

Bank Negara Malaysia Raided Six Companies on Suspicion of Conducting Illegal Foreign Currency Dealings

18 August 2008
  • Bank Negara Malaysia raided AFS Global Holdings Sdn Bhd, Reed Corporation Sdn Bhd, Sigma Platinum Sdn Bhd, Wisdom Spectrum Sdn Bhd, Maxficient Consultancy Sdn Bhd and Practical Support Sdn Bhd under Section 4 of the Exchange Control Act 1953.
  • The raids were conducted at the premises of the companies in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor following complaints received from members of the public.
Ongoing Investigation

Maxficient Consultancy Sdn Bhd

18 August 2008

  • Bank Negara Malaysia raided AFS Global Holdings Sdn Bhd, Reed Corporation Sdn Bhd, Sigma Platinum Sdn Bhd, Wisdom Spectrum Sdn Bhd, Maxficient Consultancy Sdn Bhd and Practical Support Sdn Bhd under Section 4 of the Exchange Control Act 1953.
  • The raids were conducted at the premises of the companies in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor following complaints received from members of the public.

Ongoing Investigation

Bank Negara Malaysia Raided Six Companies on Suspicion of Conducting Illegal Foreign Currency Dealings

Practical Support Sdn Bhd

18 December 2008

  • The case is also investigated by the Police under the
    Penal Code as the initial investigation findings revealed elements of cheating.

Case handed over to PDRM

Bank Negara Malaysia Raided Six Companies on Suspicion of Conducting Illegal Foreign Currency Dealings

18 August 2008
  • Bank Negara Malaysia raided AFS Global Holdings Sdn Bhd, Reed Corporation Sdn Bhd, Sigma Platinum Sdn Bhd, Wisdom Spectrum Sdn Bhd, Maxficient Consultancy Sdn Bhd and Practical Support Sdn Bhd under Section 4 of the Exchange Control Act 1953.
  • The raids were conducted at the premises of the companies in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor following complaints received from members of the public.
Ongoing Investigation

Pan Phoenix Dina Sdn. Bhd

 

Trials under the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA) at Kota Bharu Sessions Court

 

Bank Negara Malaysia Investigates Pan Phoenix Dina Sdn bhd and Its Related Companies

2 August 2010
  • Court Discharged Not Amounting to Acquittal (DNAA)* BAFIA's case.

    * Dilepaskan Tanpa Dibebaskan
DNAA

6 April 2009

  • The following directors ;
    • Hasri Bin Mohd Noor and Hazlan Bin Abd Hamid (Business Time Dina S/B);
    • M. Bakri B Kamaruddin and Zainal Bin Md Yusof (Pan Phoenix Dina Sdn. Bhd, Pan-Phoenix Dina Holdings Berhad and Pan Phoenix Dina Steel Sdn. Bhd);
  • were charged with a total of 114 counts in Kota Bahru Sessions Court.

They were released with various amounts of bails.

Trials under the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA) at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court
9 April 2009
  • Prosecution request to conduct for a joint trial of the AMLATFA and BAFIA charges.
AMLATFA trial will proceed upon completion of BAFIA trial.
3 April 2009
  • Business Time Dina Sdn Bhd's director, Hasri bin Mohd Noor was charged with 2 counts in Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court under the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).

He was released on RM50,000 bail with 1 surety and was ordered to surrender his passport.

Mention date was set on 9 April 2009

Trials under the Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA) at Kota Bharu Sessions Court

i) P.P. vs. Pan-Phoenix Dina Sdn. Bhd. & 3 Others [Harun Mat Saat (Harun), Zainal bin Md Yusof (Zainal) & M. Bakri B Kamaruddin (Bakri)] - Case 1

ii) P.P. vs. Business Time Dina Sdn. Bhd. & 3 Others (Harun, Hazlan & Hasri) - Case 2

2 - 3 August 2010
  • Court had DNAA the case on the ground that all the accused i.e. Zainal, Bakri and Harun already absconded.
    (See also: Have You Seen These People?]
DNAA
11 July 2010
  • Case 2 continued for trial.

Next trial date was set from 2-3 August 2010.

4 July 2010
  • Trial for Case 2 was heard before Kota Bharu Session Court Judge.

Next trial date was set on 11 July 2010.

24 May 2010
  • Attempts to execute warrant of arrest to the accused, Harun Mat Saat failed.
The Court set new trial date on 4 July 2010.
10 May 2010
  • One of the accused, namely Harun Mat Saat was absence for trial on Case 1 set from 10 - 13 May 2010.
  • Warrant of arrest was subsequently issued by Kota Bahru Sessions Court Judge.
Mention date for execution of arrest warrant was set on 24 May 2010.
28 April 2010
  • Trial for Case 2 was postponed due to the absence of one of the accused, Encik Harun bin Mat Saat.
New trial dates has been set on 26 to 29 May 2010.
9 February 2010
  • Trial for Case 2 was postponed again due to change of accused's defense counsel.

New trial dates was set on 28 to 29 April 2010

21 July 2009
  • Trial for Case 2 was postponed due to the absent of its director.

New trial dates had been set as follows:-

i) 9 to 11 February 2010;
ii) 23 to 25 February; and
iii) 23 to 24 March 2010.

13 January 2009
  • Case was re-mentioned at Kota Bahru Sessions Court for an offence under the BAFIA.
  • The Court has set the trial dates for the following accused:

    i. Business Times Dina S/B

    ii. Pan Phoenix Dina S/B

i) 21 to 23 July 2009;
ii) 10 to 12 August 2009;
24 November 2008
  • The Directors of the following companies:

    i. M. Bakri Kamaruddin and
    Zainal Md. Yusof (Pan
    Phoenix Dina S/B)

ii. Hasri Mohd Noor and
Hazlan Abd Hamid
(Business Time Dina S/B)
as well the patron of both companies, Harun Mat Saat were charged in Kota Bahru Sessions Court for offences under the BAFIA.

Re-mention of the case was set on 13 January 2009

Trials under the Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA) at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court

i) P.P. vs. Pan-Phoenix Dina Sdn. Bhd. - Case 3
ii) P.P. vs. Pan-Phoenix Dina Sdn. Bhd. & Kelab Taqwa Malaysia & 3 Others - Case 4
iii) P.P. vs. Pan-Phoenix Dina Steel Sdn. Bhd.  - Case 5
iv) P.P. vs. Business Time Dina Sdn. Bhd. - Case 6

 

7 January 2011 All the accused have been ordered to enter their defence.

The Court fixed next hearing date as follows:-

i) 5 - 7 April 2011;
ii) 17 - 1 April 2011; and
iii) 28 - 29 April 2011.

4 - 7 October 2010
  • 2 of the company directors and Harun Mat Saat again were not present during the trial.
  • Court had issued warrant of arrest.
New trial date is set on 7 January 2011.
20 - 24 September 2010
  • Court set new date as 2 of the company directors and Harun Mat Saat were not present. Court had issued warrant of arrest.
New trial date is set on 4 - 7 October 2010.
4 - 7 October 2010
  • Court set new date as 2 of the company directors and Harun Mat Saat were not present. Court issued warrant of arrest.
New trial date is set on 20 - 24 September 2010.
31 May  - 6 June 2010
  • The prosecution finished presenting their case for Case 3 & Case 4.   
 

New trial date for Case 5 & Case 6 was set as follows:

  • 20 - 24 Sept. 2010
  • 4 - 7 Oct. 2010
18 May 2010
  • The Court set another trial date and set 31 May 2010 for mention on the execution of warrant of arrest of one of the accused, namely Harun Mat Saad.
New trial date was set from  31 May - 4 June 2010
1 December 2008
  • The following directors and companies

i) Hasri Bin Mohd Noor,
ii) Hazlan Bin Abd Hamid,
iii) M. Bakri B Kamaruddin;
iv) Zainal Bin Md Yusof,
v) Haidzir Lebai Yakub
vi) Harun Bin Mat Saat
vii) Business Time Dina S/B
viii) Pan Phoenix Dina S/B
ix) Pan Phoenix Dina Steel S/B and
x) Kelab Taqwa Malaysia

were charged at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.

The trial dates for each of the companies have been set as follows:

i) 18 - 21 May 2010
ii) 9 to 13 August 2010;
iii) 20 to 24 September 2010; &
iv) 4 to 7 October 2010.

8 April 2008

  • The company was raided on suspicion of conducting illegal deposit taking and money laundering activities.
Ongoing Investigation

Sunshine Empire Sdn Bhd

3 June 2010

  • The case was mentioned at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for case management.
  • A representative of the company pleaded guilty to two charges read under s.25(1) of the BAFIA 1989 and subsequently convicted by the Court Judge.

Please also refer 'Enforcement Action' section.

Bank Negara Malaysia Charged Sunshine Empire Sdn Bhd for Illegal Deposit Taking


20 July 2009
  • The case was re-mentioned at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
Next hearing date was set from 7 - 19 June 2010
13 Mac 2009
  • The company was charged at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for an offence under the Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989.

Next mention date was set on 20 July 2009.

4 April 2008

  • Sunshine Empire Sdn. Bhd was raided on suspicion of conducting illegal deposit taking and money laundering activities.

 

Ongoing Investigation

Mercantile Point Sdn Bhd

28 Aug 2013
  • Case Management
Pending appeal in High Court Kuala Lumpur.

Bank Negara Malaysia Investigate Mercantile Print Sdn Bhd and Sunshine Empire Sdn Bhd and Its Related Companies

9 July 2012
  • Mercantile Point. Sdn. Bhd has filed an appeal in High Court Kuala Lumpur
Mention date was set on 28 Aug 2013 at High Court for Case Management.
30 April 2012
  • The Court set 14-15 June 2012 and 29 June 2012 for hearing on 3rd parties' claims.
Hearing
12 April 2012
  • The court set the date 17 April 2012 and 30 April 2012 for any 3rd parties to file their claims on the seized assets at the session court 3, Jalan Duta Kuala Lumpur at 9.00am
Hearing
8 Februari 2012
  • The Court set the date 11 and 12 April 2012 for any 3rd parties to file their claims on the seized assets at the Sessions Court 3, Jalan Duta Kuala Lumpur.
 
17 Aug 2011
  • Judgment

  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Criminal Sessions Court 3.The Court found all accused persons guilty of breaching s. 25(1) of BAFIA. The Court imposed sentences as follows:-
    1. the company, Merchantile Point Sdn Bhd was fined RM3 million;

    2. Rusdie Bin Ganning (1st accused) was sentenced to two (2) year imprisonment and fined RM 1.5 million (in default - 4 months imprisonment); and

    3. Hariyah Binti Yaakob (2nd accused) was sentenced to two (2) years imprisonment and fined RM 2 million (in default - 6 months imprisonment).

  • The 1st accused and 2nd accused were also convicted under section 4(1) of AMLATFA. The Court imposed sentences as follows:-

    1. Eighteen (18) months imprisonment against Rusdie Bin Ganning (1st accused) and fined RM1.9 million (in default - 18 months imprisonment) and;

    2. Eighteen (18) months imprisonment against Hariyah Binti Yaakob (2nd accused) and fined RM3.7 million ( in default - 18 months imprisonment)

  • The court ordered the jail sentence for offences under BAFIA and AMLATFA to run concurrently.

  • The Court also set the date 1 and 2 November 2011 for any third parties to file their claims on the seized assets at the Sessions Court 3, Kuala Lumpur
 
22 June 2011
  • Case was continued heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
The court will give its decision on 11 August 2011.
21 - 22 March 2011
  • Case was continued heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court
The Court fixed next hearing date as follows:-
i) 15 April 2011;
ii) 9 - 11 May 2011; and
iii) 13 and 16 Mei 2011.
27 January 2011; and 7-8 February 2011
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.

Next hearing date is set on 21-22 March 2011.

22 December 2010
  • Case was mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.

Mercantile Point Sdn.Bhd has been ordered to enter their defence.
The hearing dates is set as follows:-
i) 27 January 2011; and
ii) 7-8 February 2011.

10 December 2010
  • The Sessions Court ruled that the prosecution has established a prima facie case of illegal deposit taking and money laundering against Mercantile Point Sdn.Bhd. and its directors, Rusdie Ganning and Hariyah Yaacob

Mention dates for trial is set on 22 December 2010.

26 November 2010
  • The Court had postponed its decision.
New date is set on 10 December for its decision.
12 November 2010
  • The Court had postponed its decision.

New date is set on 26 November for its decision.

16 to 18  August 2010
  • AMLATFA case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
  • The prosecution closed its cases (AMLATFA & BAFIA) on 18 August 2010, and now awaiting for the defence to file their submission by 24 September 2010.
  • The prosecution will reply to the submission by 12 October 2010 while the defence will reply back by 26 October 2010.

The Court will give its decision on 12 November 2010.

17 & 18 February 2010
  • AMLATFA case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
Next hearing date is set on 16 to 20 August 2010.
21 to 23 December 2009
  • BAFIA case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court and completed. Next trial will hear for AMLATFA case.
Next trial dates have been set on 17 - 19 February 2010.
3 to 4 November 2009
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court and trial has begun from 3 to 4 November 2009.

Next trial dates have been set on 21 - 23 December 2009.

26 to 27 October 2009
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court and trial has begun from 26 to 27 October 2009.

Next trial dates have been set on 3 & 4 November 2009.

20 to 31 July 2009
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court and trial has begun from 20 to 31 July 2009.

Next trial dates have been set as follows:

i) 26 & 27 October 2009; and
ii) 3 & 4 November 2009

15 January 2009

  • Its directors, Rusdie Ganning and Hariyah Yaacob, were charged at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for an offence under Section 4(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
  • Hariyah Yaacob was charged with 18 counts and Rusdie Ganning was charged with 11 counts of money laundering activities.

The court has set the hearing of AMLATFA case to be heard together with the BAFIA case as follows:-

i) 20 to 24 July 2009; and
ii) 27 to 31 July 2009.

The court maintained the earlier bail of RM100,000 with one surety.

22 December 2008

  • Case was re-mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for an offence under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989.

The trial dates have been set as follows: -

i) 21 to 24 July;
ii) 27 to 31 July; and
iii) 10 to 14 Aug 2009.

Bail amount for each accused was set at RM300,000

12 November 2008

  • The company and its directors, Rusdie Ganning and Hariyah Yaacob were charged at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for an offence under Section 25(1) of the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989.

Bail amount for each accused was set at RM300,000 (later reduced to RM100,000) with one surety.
Re-mention date was set on 22 December.

2 April 2008

  • Mercantile Point Sdn. Bhd was raided on suspicion of conducting illegal deposit taking and money laundering activities.

Ongoing Investigation.

Hitech Objective Enterprise (HTO)

28 March 2014

  • Melaka High Court set 26, 27 and 28 May 2014 for continuation of oral submission

Appeal

 
3 January 2014
  • Melaka High Court set 28 March 2014 as mention date for oral submission
Appeal
18 November 2013
  • Date fixed for hearing of the appeal at Melaka High Court - Postponed
  • High Court set 3 January 2014 as new hearing date of the case
Appeal
30 September 2013
  • Date fixed for hearing of the appeal at Melaka High Court - Postponed
  • High Court set 18 November 2013 as new hearing date of the case
Appeal
29 August 2013
  • Date fixed for hearing of the appeal at Melaka High Court - Postponed
  • High Court set 30 September 2013 as new hearing date of the case
Appeal
1 August 2013
  • Date fixed for hearing of the appeal at Melaka High Court - Postponed
  • High Court set 29 August 2013 as new hearing date of the case
Appeal
27 June 2013
  • Case mentioned at Melaka High Court
  • High Court set 1 August 2013 as hearing date of the case
Appeal
1 April 2013
  • Date fixed for mention of the case at Melaka High Court - Postponed
  • High Court set 27 June 2013 as new mention date of the case
Appeal
28 February 2013
  • Presentation of case management at Melaka High Court
  • High Court set 1 April 2013 as mention date of the case
Appeal
21 January 2013
  • Date fixed for case management at Melaka High Court - Postponed
  • High Court set 28 February 2013 as new date for presentation of case management
Appeal
31 October 2012
  • The prosecution filed a Petition of Appeal at Melaka High Court to appeal against the acquittal and discharge of both accused
Appeal
26 June 2012
  • The prosecution filed a Notice of Appeal at Melaka High Court to appeal against the acquittal and discharge of both accused
Appeal
18 June 2012
  • Session Court acquitted and discharged both accused on all the charges against them under section 25(1) of the BAFIA and section 4(1) of the AMLATFA.
Decision at the end of defence’s case
28 May 2012
  • The Court heard clarification on the parties’ submission

Clarification on the parties’ submission

The Court fixed 18 June 2012 to deliver its decision at the end of the defence’s case
30 April 2012
  • Case was heard at Melaka Sessions Court 3

The defence closed its case

The Court fixed:

    • 14 May 2012 for defence to file their submission
    • 21 May 2012 for prosecution to file their submission
    • 28 May 2012 for clarification on the parties’ submission
18 April 2012
  • Case was heard at Melaka Sessions Court 3
Hearing of the defence’s case
29 - 30 March 2012
  • Case was heard at Melaka Sessions Court 3
Hearing of the defence’s case
15 - 16 March 2012
  • Case was heard at Melaka Sessions Court 3

Hearing of the defence’s case

The Court also fixed 18 and 30 April 2012 for the continued hearing of the defence’s case
28 - 29 February 2012
  • Case was heard at Melaka Sessions Court 3

Hearing of the defence’s case

The Court also fixed 29 March 2012 for the continued hearing of the defence’s case
14 - 15 February 2012
  • Case was heard at Melaka Sessions Court 3

Hearing of the defence's case

The Court fixed 15, 16 and 30 March 2012 for the continued hearing of the defence's case
4 - 5 January 2012
  • Case was heard at Melaka Sessions Court 3

Hearing of the defence's case

The Court fixed 14, 15, 28 and 29 February 2012 for the continued hearing of the defence's case
18 Nov 2011
  • The Court found that the prosecution had succeeded in proving a prima facie case against both accused on the BAFIA and AMLATFA charges and called upon both accused to enter their defence

Decision at end of the prosecution's case

The Court fixed 4 - 5 January 2012 for the hearing of the defence’s case
15 Sept 2011
  • Case was fixed for mention to confirm marking of exhibits tendered by prosecution for the AMLATFA case at Melaka Sessions Court 3

Court confirmed the marking of exhibits

14 Oct 2011 was fixed for defence to file their submission

21 Oct 2011 was fixed for prosecution to file their submission

31 Oct 2011 was fixed for the Court to hear any reply from the defence and for the Court to deliver its decision at the end of the Prosecution’s case

8 Sept 2011
  • Case was heard at Melaka Sessions Court 3
Prosecution closed its case for the AMLATFA offence
15 Sept 2011 is set as mention date to confirm the marking of exhibits tendered by the prosecution for the AMLATFA case
1, 18 - 20 & 28 July 2011
  • Case was heard at Melaka Sessions Court

Prosecution closed its case for the BAFIA offence.

Trial will resume on 8 & 9 September 2011 for the hearing of the prosecution case for the AMLATFA offence.

Continued hearing dates are fixed on 8 & 9 September 2011.
25 - 27 May 2011
  • Case was heard at Melaka Sessions Court.
Next hearing date is set on 1, 18 - 20, 25 - 28 July 2011.
23 - 24 February 2011
  • Case was heard at Melaka Sessions Court.
Next hearing date is set on:
i) 11 - 14 April 2011; and
ii) 23 - 27 May 2011.
13 - 15 December 2010
  • The trial has been postponed to another date.
New trial dates is set on 23, 24 February 2011.
7 September 2010
  • The trial has been postponed to another date
13-15 December 2010
16 June 2010
  • The case was re-mentioned as new counsel was being appointed by the accused.

New trial dates have been set on:
(i)   7 - 8 September 2010
(ii)   6 - 7 October 2010

1 March 2010
  • The trial has been postponed to another date.
Next trial dates have been set on 16 - 18 June 2010.
10 June 2009
  • The defense counsel asked for postponement from the court.

The trial dates have been set from 1 - 4 March 2010.

17 December   2008
  • The cases were mentioned at Malacca Session Court. Prosecution team asked for the cases, under BAFIA and AMLATFA to be jointly tried.
Trial dates have been set from 10-12 June 2009.
9 December 2008
  • Basri bin Samsudin was charged at Petaling Jaya Session Court for offence under section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
The cases were transferred to Melaka Session Court.
13 November 2008
  • Mohd Riezuan Jalil & Basri Samsudin were charged at Kuala Lumpur Session Court for offence under section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
The cases were transferred to Melaka Session Court.
12 November 2008
  • The cases were mentioned at Melaka Session Court. Deputy Public Prosecutor informed the court that the accused will be facing another charges at Kuala Lumpur Session Court and Petaling Jaya Session Court.
Re-mention date was set on 17 December 2008.
9 October 2008
  • 2 out of 3 partners of Hitech Objective Enterprise (Mohd Riezuan Jalil & Basri Samsudin) were arrested and charged at Melaka Session Court for offences under section 25(1) of Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989 (BAFIA) and section 4(1) of Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
Mention date was set on 12 November 2008.
19 September 2007
  • Hitech Objective Enterprise was raided on suspicion of conducting illegal deposit taking and money laundering activities.
On-going investigation.

Jai Network Systems Sdn. Bhd.

13 January 2014
  • Both defense and prosecution submitted their written and oral submission
  • The Court set 18 March 2014 for decision on the case
Written and Oral Submission

 

25 October 2013
  • Five other defense witnesses were called to testify during the defense stage
  • The Court set 13 January 2014 for both written and oral submission
Defense closed its case
9 -11 September 2013
  • Jailani bin Jabar, the first accused person in the case, gave his statement of defense
  • The prosecution team was in the midst of cross examining him when the Court adjourned for the day. He was admitted to the hospital the following day
  • The Court postponed the case to 17 and 18 October 2013
 
11-12 July 2013
  • Latifah binti Taib, the second accused person in the case, gave her statement of defense
  • The Court postponed the case to 9 to 12 September 2013
 
10 May 2013
  • The Court decided that there was a prima facie case and called on the accused persons to enter defense

  • The Court has also set 10 to 12 July 2013 for trial
Prosecution has proven a prima facie case against all charges
3 May 2013
  • Decision  was postponed to 10 May 2013
 
8 March 2013
  • Decision was postponed and the Court has set 3 May 2013 for decision on the prosecution case.
 
30 November 2012
  • Submission in-reply by both prosecution and defense.
  • Court set 8 March 2013 for decision on the prosecution case.
Submissions at the end of the prosecution case
21 September 2012
  • Submission by both prosecution and defense at the end of the prosecution case.
  • The Court set 30 November 2012 for both parties to submit submissions in-reply.
Submissions at the end of the prosecution case
16 July 2012
  • Case was mentioned. Court set a new date for submission on 21 September 2012.
 
25 May 2012
  • Court set a new date for submission at the end of prosecution case, that is on 16 July 2012.
 

10 - 11 January 2012

  • Case was mentioned at the Kuantan Session Court
New trial date: 15 - 16 March 2012

i. 1 - 2 December 2011

ii. 3 to 5 October 2011

iii. 21-23 March 2011
  • Joint trial under BAFIA and AMLATFA at the Kuantan Session Court.
On-going investigation.

9 to 11 February 2010

  • Joint trial under BAFIA and AMLATFA at the Kuantan Session Court.
On-going investigation.

i. 25 to 28 August 2009

ii. 1 to 3 July 2009

iii. 18 to 19 June 2009

iv. 11 to 15 May 2009

v. 21-23 April 2009

vi. 17 to 19 February 2009

vii. 13 to 15 January 2009
  • Joint trial under BAFIA and AMLATFA at the Kuantan Session Court.
Ongoing trial
28 July 2008
  • Jai Network Systems Sdn. Bhd. and its directors, Jailani bin Jabar and Latifah binti Taib were charged under section 25 of BAFIA at the Kuala Lumpur Session Court.
Ongoing trial
23 July 2008
  • Directors of Jai Network Systems Sdn. Bhd., Jailani bin Jabar and Latifah binti Taib was charged under section 4 of AMLATFA at the Kuantan Session Court
Ongoing trial
17 July 2007
  • Bank Negara Malaysia commenced investigation under section 25 of BAFIA and section of AMLATFA. A search and seizure operation was conducted at the premises of Jai Network Systems Sdn. Bhd. , Bagaiwangsa Sdn. Bhd. and houses of the directors.
 
AB Fund 8 April 2013
  • The Sessions Court set a new mention date pending disposal of accused appeal at the High Court

The Sessions Court set 20 August 2013 as a new mention date.

31 July 2013 has been set as a hearing date for the accused appeal at the High Court.

No notice to the third party has been gazetted as to date.
Bank Negara Malaysia and Securities Commission Malaysia Investigates AB Fund for Illegal Internet Investment Activities
7 Dec 2012
  • The Sessions Court set a new mention date pending the disposal of the accused appeal at the High Court.
The Sessions Court has set 8 March 2013 as a new mention date.

No notice to the third party has been gazetted as to date.
30 Aug 2012
  • The Sessions Court set a new date for the 3rd party proceedings.
The Sessions Court has set 7 December 2012 as a mention date pending setting of appeal date by the High Court.
23 Apr 2012
  • The court passed the following sentence to the accused, Wong Pei Hur:
    • BAFIA offences - 4 years imprisonment effective today.
    • AMLATFA offences - 2 years imprisonment
    • The court ordered the BAFIA and AMLATFA sentences to run consecutively.
Mention for submission of third party claim scheduled on 30 August 2012.
20 Apr 2012
  • The accused failed to turn up for sentencing. The court issued warrant of arrest and show cause notice to bailor.
The court scheduled 23 Apr 2012 for sentencing.
16 Apr 2012
  • The court had found Wong Pei Hur guilty to 2 charges under section 25(1) of BAFIA and 20 charges under section 4(1) AMLATFA.
The court had heard submissions from both prosecution and defence on sentencing and scheduled 20 Apr 2012 to pass its sentence.
5 April 2012
  • The court had heard the submissions from defence and prosecution for its decision.
Decision of the case is set on 16 Apr 2012.
3 April 2012
  • The defence closed its case (BAFIA & AMLATFA).
The court vacated the hearing date of 4 Apr 2012 and fixed the 5 Apr 2012 for submission.
26 Mar 2012
  • The court had heard the submissions from both prosecution and defence, and is satisfied that the prosecution had proved a prima facie case against Wong Pei Hur for 2 BAFIA charges and 20 AMLATFA charges.
The court has called the accused to enter his defence and fixed 3, 4 & 5 April 2012 for hearing.
5 & 6 Mar 2012
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court and prosecution closed its case on AMLATFA charges.
The court vacated the hearing date of 9 Mar 2012 and fixed the 26 March 2012 for submission.
8 & 9 Feb 2012
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court and prosecution closed its case on BAFIA charges.
Hearing of AMLATFA charges to resume on 5, 6, 9 & 26 March 2012.
4 & 5 Jan 2012
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
Hearing resumes on 8 & 9 Feb 2012.
28 Oct 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court. Court of Appeal had ruled in favour of prosecution on judgement of BAFIA charges on 27 Oct 2011.
Hearing of BAFIA charges in Sessions Court to commence from 4 to 5 Jan 2012 and 7 to 9 Feb 2012.
23 Sept 2011
  • Case was postponed to another date.
31 Oct 2011, fixed for mention, pending hearing of prosecution’s application to review judgement on BAFIA charges on 27 Oct 2011 in Court of Appeal.
22 July 2011 Case was mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court. 23 Sept 2011, fixed for mention, pending current development of prosecution’s application to review judgement on BAFIA charges in Court of Appeal.
11 April 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
22 July 2011 fixed for mention, pending prosecution’s application to review judgment on BAFIA charges at Court of Appeal.
2, 3, 4 March 2011 and 9, 10, 11 March 2011
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court and completed.
11 April 2011 fixed for mention, pending hearing of prosecution's application to review judgment on BAFIA charges
16 and 17 December 2010; 23 and 24 December 2010
  • Case was heard at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court
Case postponed to another date. The Court set 2, 3, 4 March 2011 and 9, 10, 11 March 2011 as the new hearing dates for AMLA trial.
29 October 2010
  • Court had set new trial dates upon application by the accused to bring the trial dates earlier
New trial dates set on 16 and 17 December 2010; and 23 and 24 December 2010

11 October 2010

  • Case was postponed to another date.
Next hearing date was set on 2 - 4 March 2011

20 April 2010

  • Case was postponed to another date.
Next hearing date was set on 11 - 13 October 2010.
16 December 2009
  • Case was postponed to another date.
Next hearing date was set on 20 - 22 April 2010.
3 August 2009
  • Case was postponed due to the change of accused's decision to contest.
Next hearing date was set on 16-17 December 2009.
27 February 2009     
  • Cases under BAFIA & AMLATFA were re-mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.

Hearing for AMLATFA cases are stayed upon disposal of BAFIA case.

The hearing date for BAFIA case was set from 3 - 7 August 2009.

25 November 2008

  • The trial was postponed due to a representation from the defense on the change of plea.

Next mention date was set on 27 February 2009.

15 July 2008

  • All the AMLATFA charges mentioned at the Petaling Jaya Sessions Court were transferred to Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for joint trial.

The trial date will be from 25-28 November 2008.

11 June 2008

  • The operator, Wong Pei Hur was charged in Petaling Jaya Sessions Court with 11 counts under the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA) involving an amount of more than RM800,000.

Next mention date was set on 15 July 2009.

10 June 2008

  • The operator, Wong Pei Hur was charged in Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court with 2 counts under the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 1989 and 9 counts under the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA) involving an amount of more than RM2million.

Trial date has been fixed on 25 November 2008 to 28 November 2008.

11 June 2007

  • Bank Negara Malaysia in a joint operation with the Securities Commission and Polis Diraja Malaysia had conducted a raid on AB Fund for suspected illegal deposit taking and illegal investment activities.

Ongoing Investigation.

G-Gold Gallery Sdn Bhd

18 May 2011
  • Charges under BAFIA and AMLATFA against G-Gold Gallery Sdn. Bhd. and its 2 directors have been withdrawn (discharge not amounting to acquittal) by Jabatan Peguam Negara. Investors are advised to refer to G-Gold Gallery Sdn. Bhd. if they have any inquiry on this matter.
 

Bank Negara Malaysia Investigating G-Gold Gallery Sdn Bhd

Latest on G-Gold Gallery Sdn Bhd and its Related Companies

1 April 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court
The court fixed next mention date on 22 April 2011 and trial dates on 12-15 July 2011.
11 March 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court
Next mention date is set on 1 April 2011.
21 January 2011
  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court and the Court fixed another date for re-mention of the case.

Next mention date is set on 11 March 2011.

29 December 2010
  • The trial has been postponed to another date.

Next mention date is set on 21 January 2011.

17 December 2010
  • The trial has been postponed to another date.

Next mention date is set on 29 December 2010.

19-22 October 2010
  • The trial has been postponed to another date.

Next mention date is set on 17 December 2010.

2 April 2010
  • The Court set another date to hear submission from the defense.
  • The trial date was also set by Court Judge.

Next hearing date for the submission is set on 30 June 2010 at Ipoh Sessions Court.

Next trial date is set from 19 - 22 October 2010.

3 March 2010

  • Case was postponed due to representations submitted by the defense.

Next mention date is set on 2 April 2010 at Ipoh Sessions Court.

3 June 2009
  • All the charges under the Banking & Financial Institution Act 1989 (BAFIA) and Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA) in Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court have been transferred to Ipoh Sessions Court.
Next trial dates have been set on 3 - 5 March 2010 at Ipoh Sessions Court.

10 November 2008

  • Case was mentioned at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court for offences under the Banking & Financial Institution Act 1989 (BAFIA) and Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
  • Defense counsel submitted representation.

New mention date was set on 3 June 2009.

15 September 2008

  • Case was mentioned at Ipoh Sessions Court for offences under Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001.

 

Trial dates have been set as follows: -

i) Daniel Choong Yew Chee on 5 to 7 August 2009; and

ii) Khoo Ban Sean Benny on 10 & 11 August 2009.

12 August 2008

  • G-Gold Gallery Sdn Bhd's director, Khoo Ban Sean Benny was charged with Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court with 1 count under the Banking & Financial Institution Act 1989 (BAFIA) and 296 counts under the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).

He was released on RM1 million and RM500,000 bail with 1 surety for charges under AMLATFA and BAFIA respectively.

He was also ordered to surrender his passport.

25 June 2008

  • G-Gold Gallery Sdn Bhd's director, Daniel Choong Yew Chee was charged in Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court with 2 counts under the Banking & Financial Institution Act 1989 (BAFIA) and 296 counts under the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).

He was released on RM1 million and RM500,000 bail with 1 surety for charges under AMLATFA and BAFIA respectively. He was also ordered to surrender his passport.

23 June 2008

  • Another director of G-Gold Gallery Sdn Bhd, Daniel Choong Yew Chee was charged in Ipoh Sessions Court with 94 counts under the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).

He was released on RM1 million bail with 1 surety and was ordered to surrender his passport.

19 June 2008

  • One of the director of G-Gold Gallery Sdn Bhd, Khoo Ban Sean Benny was charged in Ipoh Sessions Court with 94 counts under the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA) AMLATFA.

He was released on RM1 million bail with 1 surety and was ordered to surrender his passport.

11 May 2006

  • Bank Negara Malaysia, in a joint operation with Polis Diraja Malaysia, is investigating G-Gold Gallery Sdn Bhd and its related companies suspected of conducting illegal deposit taking and money laundering activities under the Banking And Financial Institution Act 1989 (BAFIA) and Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).

Ongoing Investigation.

PIPS (New Mark Business Centre Sdn Bhd / Picpay Dot Com Sdn Bhd)

 

1 December 2010

  • The 3rd party claims on all the seized assets under AMLATFA 2001 still on going
The hearing date for third party claims will be set once this process completed.  

7 April 2010

  • Criminal Sessions Court No. 4 in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan has set another date to hear any third party claims on all the seized assets under the AMLATFA 2001.
The hearing date for third party claims is set on 21, 24 & 31 May 2010.  

24 February 2010

  • Criminal Sessions Court No. 4 in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan has set another date to hear any third party claims on all the seized assets under the AMLATFA 2001.
The hearing date for third party claims is set on 7 April 2010.  
18 November 2009
  • Criminal Sessions Court No. 2 in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan has agreed to hear any third party claims on all the seized assets, before being forfeited, in line with the provision under subsection 61(2) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).

The hearing date for third party claims is set on 24 February 2010 at 9.00 am at Seremban Sessions Court No. 2.

 
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