SEREMBAN: A 38-year-old despatch rider claimed trial at the Sessions Court here for allegedly accepting a RM117,450 deposit from a man to invest in gold, despite not having a valid licence.
V. Parthiban allegedly committed the offence, with four others still at large at the CIMB bank in Seremban 2 near here between Nov 19 and Dec 12, 2016.
He allegedly collected the deposit from Mohd Khaidir Mohd Dom, 45, despite not having a license, as required under Section 10 of the Financial Services Act 2013.
The accused was charged under section 137(2) of the same Act read together with Section 34 of the Penal Code, which provides a jail term of not more than 10 years or a fine not exceeding RM50mil or both.
Judge G Ramesh then allowed bail of RM50,000 and fixed May 17 for re-mention.