$1.6 million in assets restrained in connection to alleged Malaysian official bribery investigation

Posted on September 26, 2020

In September 2020, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) issued a media release reporting the AFP has restrained $1.6 million dollars in assets as part of a criminal investigation into the alleged bribery of Malaysian officials by a Melbourne man.

The 68-year-old man is accused of paying Malaysian government officials $4.75 million dollars in bribes in exchange for the purchase of his property developments in Melbourne.

The AFP charged the man with foreign bribery and false accounting offences in July 2020.

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