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KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 2): The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) said it is seeking information and assistance from the public to locate the whereabouts of former Asia Media Group Bhd (AMGB) managing director and chief executive officer Ricky Wong Shee Kai.

In a statement on Tuesday, the SC said a warrant of arrest was issued for Wong by the Magistrate’s Court on Sept 29 for offences under the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 (CMSA).

“Wong had furnished a false statement relating to AMGB’s revenue of RM11.13 million to Bursa Malaysia. He has been at large since December 2019,” said the regulator. 

It noted that Wong is facing charges under Section 369(b)B of the CMSA and if convicted, would be liable to a fine not exceeding RM3 million and imprisonment not exceeding 10 years.

On Sept 30, the SC had charged former AMGB group accountant Ong Kar Kian at the Sessions Court for the same offence.

The SC noted that previously, on Dec 27, 2019, a warrant of arrest was issued against Wong by the Magistrate’s Court after he repeatedly failed to appear before the SC’s investigating officer, pursuant to a notice issued under Section 32(3)(a) of the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001.

Subsequently, on April 3, 2020, the regulator sought Interpol’s assistance to find Wong.

The SC urged members of the public who have any information on the whereabouts of Wong to notify the commission at 017-3608328/012-9170738/012-6108275 or email the SC at [email protected].

Wong’s identity card number is 811212-14-5957, and his last known business/employment address is: Asia Media Group Bhd, No. 35, First Floor, Jalan Bandar 16, Pusat Bandar Puchong, 47100 Puchong, Selangor.

Edited ByS Kanagaraju
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