KUCHING: A man, who pleaded guilty for involvement in money laundering activities, was fined RM3,000 or six months in jail on three charges on Tuesday (Aug 11).

The court ordered the 22-year-old to pay the fine after pleading guilty under Section 424 of the Penal Code.

For the first charge, the accused was fined RM1,000 or two months imprisonment for being involved in a money laundering case, involving money transfer belonging to Kong Chung Fui amounting to RM2,990.11 from Maybank Berhad Kota Sentosa account to his personal account at CIMB bank number 7621161432 at 12.40pm on April 28, 2017.

For the second charge, the accused was also fined RM1,000 or two months imprisonment after committing the same offence involving money from the same victim’s account amounting to RM4,900 at 1.51 pm on the same day.

For the last charge, the accused again committed the offence involving the same victim’s account amounting to RM2,980.11 at 2.42 pm on the same day.

The accused paid the RM3,000 fine.