RM2 billion remittance from Najib’s account wasn't red flagged, court hears

Noel Achariam

Jailed former prime minister Najib Razak is in court today as lawyers question witnesses about US$620 million that left his AmBank account. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 28, 2022.

A BANK manager told Kuala Lumpur High Court today that no red flag was raised when US$620 million (RM2.08 billion) was remitted from jailed former prime minister Najib Razak’s AmBank account in August 2013.

Ambank (M) Bhd Jalan Raja Chulan branch manager R. Uma Devi said where remittance is concerned it is usually up to the customer to get approval from Bank Negara Malaysia.

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