Report: Ambrin insists 1MDB audit report unaltered, ‘tampered’ one just draft

(MMO) – Tan Sri Ambrin Buang reportedly maintained to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday that his final audit report on scandal-plagued 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) was not doctored.

Citing anonymous sources familiar with the proceedings, New Straits Times reported the former auditor-general as telling the PAC that the so-called “tampered” audit report revealed by successor Tan Sri Madinah Mohamad was “merely a draft”.

Ambrin also reportedly said 10 changes were made to the draft as “certain developments had allowed for it [to be removed]” or that information was “irrelevant and made no effect towards the probe”, but there was no elaboration on the changes.

“Throughout the four-hour long proceedings, Ambrin maintained that the report wasn’t tampered with and that no one had influenced him [to do so]. The report presented to PAC was the final one.

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