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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
PETALING JAYA, Wed. - Four days after pleading not guilty to laundering RM37 million, a doctor was in the dock of a Sessions Court facing a similar charge involving US$1,126,607.50 (RM4,275,475.46).
Dr Hamimah Idruss, 55, who was the first person to be charged under the new Anti-Money Laundering Act, is alleged to have received the money which were proceeds from illegal activities, through the account of Megbridge Sdn Bhd at an OCBC Bank in Damansara Utama on June 10, last year.
The offence is punishable with a fine up to RM5 million, or jail of up to five years, or both.
The charge today was an addition …