KUALA LUMPUR: The police have recorded the statements of 27 people so far in their ongoing investigation into Bank Negara Malaysia’s foreign exchange losses in the 1990s.
Federal commercial crimes investigation department (CCID) director Comm Datuk Seri Amar Singh said that more witnesses are expected to be summoned.
“Out of the 27, 19 are from Bank Negara and five from the Finance Ministry.
“Among those we took statements from are former ministers,” he said during a press conference Wednesday at the department headquarters here.
He added that the police investigation would focus on four points.
Among these are to ascertain if any party intentionally aided or by illegal omission concealed the actual losses, and to find out there were signs of deliberate concealment of facts to cover up the losses.
“The investigations are ongoing and we will intensify our actions to complete it as soon as possible,” he said.