Tag: Forfeiture Suits
The government has agreed to the representations by Yayasan Rahah, Naza Quest Auto Sdn Bhd and Ibrahim Awang Ismail to settle the suits out of court.
Pekida has sent a letter of representation to the anti-graft agency.
The Umno division and its member Ibrahim Awang Ismail are seeking to strike out the government's suits to forfeit RM700,000 and RM100,000 from them respectively.
Its lawyer says it would amount to an admission of liability by the company if the gazette notice is heard first.
The court has set three dates to hear the government's bid to publish notice and call interested parties to contest the suits against nine individuals and organisations.
The MACC chief says this will enable them to provide evidence to deny their involvement in the 1MDB scandal.
The finance minister says MACC's list of recipients just tip of the iceberg.
The seven individuals and organisations are given until July 25 to respond to the forfeiture applications filed by the prosecution.
SN Nair says a voluntary negotiation will also save legal costs and the court's time.
Report raises possibility the US Department of Justice may go after the latest movie being shot by Red Granite, a remake of the classic Steve McQueen's Papillon.