Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission arrested a man involved in Macau Scam and online gambling for 21 days under the Prevention of Crime Act (Poca).
Kuala Lumpur Criminal Investigation Department chief SAC Nik Ros Azhan Nik Ab Hamid said the order from today until November 20, was read out to the suspect at the Jinjang central lockup.
Earlier on 13 October MACC stated that a suspect involved in the money-laundering syndicate, which was linked to celebrities, fled from its headquarters in Putrajaya.
According to reports, he is involved in three more cases of online gambling in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor and was the coordinator of Macau Scam.
On 27 October, he was arrested at a hotel resort outside the Klang Valley.