20 February 2019
MACC arrests prominent lawyer Hafarizam Harun for alleged money laundering
Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019
PUTRAJAYA: Investigators have arrested prominent lawyer Datuk Hafarizam Harun (pic), who is allegedly involved in money laundering of some RM15mil.
The 47-year-old was arrested at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters here at 4.25pm Wednesday (Feb 20).
MACC sources confirmed that the person arrested is Hafarizam.
Sources said the lawyer had accepted money believed to be profits from illegal activities from the account of another individual between 2014 and 2015.
He is expected to be charged at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court Thursday (Feb 21).
MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Datuk Seri Azam Baki confirmed the arrest.
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