Property agent faces charges for loan fraud

SEREMBAN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has obtained a remand order on a property agent for allegedly submitting false information during a bank loan application to buy two vehicles.

The order to remand him for seven days was signed by magistrate Nurul Saqinah Rolsi following an application by MACC prosecuting officer Zainab Yahaya.

It is learnt that the suspect, who is in his 40s, was detained around noon on March 4 when he turned up for questioning at an MACC office in Johor.

He had allegedly provided false information when submitting loan applications for the purchase of a Proton X50 and a BMW 528i.

It is understood that the MACC also detained another suspect believed to be linked to the case in Chemor, Perak, on March 4.

State MACC director Awgkok Ahmad Taufik Putra Awg Ismail, when contacted, confirmed the arrests.

The case is being investigated under Section 18 of the MACC Act.

The suspect was represented by lawyer Datuk Hanif Hassan.

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