‘Making false sick claims is a crime’


PETALING JAYA: With employers losing a whopping RM2.9bil annually to pay workers who are replacing colleagues on medical leave, a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officer said workers who submit false sick claims are committing corruption.

Mohamad Tarmize Abdul Manaf, the commission’s community education division officer, explained why producing a medical certificate with false information or claim was an offence under Section 18 of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act.

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