KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 3 (Bernama) -- A woman was sentenced to a total of 14 months jail by the Ampang Magistrate's Court here today on two counts of dishonest misappropriation of funds for investment in foreign exchange, involving nearly RM20,000 in June last year.
Magistrate Mohamad Firdaus Sadina Ali handed down the sentence on Umiradiah Zainal, 32, who is unemployed, after the woman pleaded guilty to the charges.
She was sentenced to seven years' jail on each count, to be served concurrently from the date of arrest, which was Nov 8 last year.
On the first count, she was charged with dishonestly misappropriating RM4,950 belonging to a technician, Mohamad Fadhil Mohamad Nor, 26, which was deposited into her bank account for forex investment with promise of lucrative returns.
Umiradiah, who is unemployed, was also charged with deceiving Mohamad Fadhil into handing over RM15,000, which was also deposited into her bank account, for the same purpose.....