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Laundering RM9m: Lawyer claims trial
Published on: Thursday, March 22, 2018

Kuala Lumpur: A lawyer, who claimed trial to criminal breach of trust (CBT) involving RM9 million in 2016, was charged in the Sessions Court here Wednesday with 90 counts of money laundering involving more than RM9 million, seven years ago.

How Chee Hong, 50, however, pleaded not guilty to all the charges before judge Datuk Habibah Mohamed Yusof.

On all the 90 charges, How was alleged to have transferred, received and used a total of RM9,056,134 which were proceeds from unlawful activities, from the CIMB Bank Bhd current account of his law firm, Messrs. Kumar Jaspal Quah & Aishah.

The offences were allegedly committed at the CIMB Bank branch in Solaris Mont Kiara, here, between Jan 10, 2011 and Jan 13, 2012.

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