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'This is a lie' - Ex-AG insists never agreed to settlement with Riza Aziz

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Modified 16 May 2020, 10:26 am

Former attorney-general Tommy Thomas maintained claims that he agreed to a settlement with Riza Abdul Aziz over money laundering charges related to 1MDB funds as a "lie".

He said this in response to the MACC, which in a statement on May 14, said the prosecution's move to apply for a discharge not amounting to an acquittal (DNAA) was previously agreed upon by Thomas and is standing by the claim despite Thomas disputing it.

"This is a lie," said Thomas in a statement. Riza is the step-son of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak...

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