KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 (Bernama) -- Four assets of the National Feedlot
Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) that is embroiled in a mismanagement scandal
involving government funds has been frozen under the Anti-Money Laundering and
Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA).
Inspector-General of Police Secretariat (Public Relations) Bukit Aman
assistant head ACP Ramli Mohamed Yoosuf said in a statement today that Bukit
Aman''s Special Task Force for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism was
currently investigating NFCorp under Section 4(1) AMLATFA 2001.
"From investigations carried out, four assets have become the subject matter
in the case," he said.
As a follow up to the investigations, Deputy Public Prosecutor Anselm
Charles Fernandis was satisfied to issue the order to freeze the assets under
Section 51(1) AMLATFA 2001, yesterday.
"To fulfill the requirement under Section 51(1) AMLATFA 2001, it is
compulsory to advertise the freeze of assets in two national newspapers,
comprising an English and Malay daily before June 20," he said.
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The four assets frozen were two units at ''One Menerung'' Condominium, Bangsar
(Unit B1-2 and B1-1) and two land parcels at Lot 4 and Lot 5, Precint 10,
On March 12, 2012, NFCorp Executive Chairman Datuk Seri Mohamad Salleh
Ismail, 64, was charged for criminal breach of trust involving RM9,758,140 in
his capacity as the NFC chairman to purchase the two condominium units at ''One
Menerung'' in Bangsar on Dec 1 and Dec 4, 2009 at the CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd in
Taman Tun Dr Ismail.
For the second charge, he was accused of transferring RM40 million into the
account of National Meat & Livestock Corporation Sdn Bhd, where Mohamad Salleh
and one of his sons were directors, between May 6 and Nov 16, 2009.
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