Johor not ruling out possibility of civil servants involved in housing scam

JOHOR BARU: The Johor state government is not ruling out the possibility that the staff of Johor Housing Secretariat (SUK Perumahan) conspired with "agents" to scam people who want to buy Johor Affordable Homes (better known as Rumah Mampu Milik Johor, or RMMJ).

Johor Housing and Rural Development Committee chairman Dzulkefly Ahmad said the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Comission (MACC) had started an investigation into the matter.

"I don’t deny the possibility of insiders being involved in the activity, and we are open to the public making complaints to the relevant agencies.

"We will not compromise if the activity is proven to be true, and will take stern action against those involved," he said.

Dzulkefly said this at a press conference after officiating the Country Garden Pacificview (CGPV) community project in Tanjung Adang here.

He added that, at the moment, there weren't any leads linking SUK Perumahan staff or officers to the scams.

The Star reported on Wednesday (March 29) that many in the state had been tricked into making payments to ensure purchase of the RMMJ.

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