KUALA LUMPUR: The Securities Commission (SC) is seeking information or assistance from the public over the whereabouts of Wong Shee Kai or Ricky Wong over alleged money laundering.
It said on Monday Wong was wanted in connection with offences under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 (AMLATFPUAA).
The regulator said it had on April sought Interpol’s assistance to find Wong, who is a wanted person and currently at-large.
Wong’s (IC: 811212-14-5957) last known business/employment address was Asia Media Group Bhd, No. 35, First Floor, Jalan Bandar 16, Pusat Bandar Puchong, Selangor
The SC said the search follows on from the issuance of a warrant of arrest against Wong by the Kuala Lumpur Magistrate’s Court on Dec 27,2019 for failing to appear before the SC’s Investigating Officer as required under section 32(3)(a) of AMLATFPUAA.
“If found to be in breach of section 32(3)(a) of AMLATFPUAA, Wong will, upon conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding RM3 million or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years, or both, under section 32(8) of the same Act, ” it said.
Those with information could notify the SC of his whereabouts by calling 012-3812497/ 012-9105362 or emailing the SC at email@example.com.
Information received from the public will be protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act 2010.
The Act protects whistle-blowers by ensuring information received is confidential, and offers immunity from civil and criminal action as well as protection against detrimental action, the SC said.
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