Netizens Share What They Could Do With The RM553K Najib Spent Every Day For 3 Years
"That one day costs more than my house and car combined."
On 5 August, a former AmBank banker told the High Court in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd trial that over RM606 million was deposited by him from three bank accounts in three years
Yu said that Najib had never enquired with AmBank as to the source of the funds deposited into his accounts
"If you are the account holder and you got the bank statement, you would know," she said.
The former prime minister is currently facing six charges of money laundering and criminal breach of trust in the transfer of RM42 million to his account from SRC International, a former unit of 1MDB.
He is also accused of abusing his power as prime minister by giving government guarantees on SRC International's RM4 billion loan from Retirement Fund Inc.
He was charged with committing the offences at AmIslamic Bank Bhd on Jalan Raja Chulan and the Prime Minister’s Office in Putrajaya between 17 August 2011 and 10 February 2015, Free Malaysia Today reported.
After it was revealed that Najib deposited RM606 million in three years, a netizen broke down just how much the former prime minister could have spent in a day, on average
Other Twitter users chimed in with the extravagant purchases they could make if they had RM553,890 to spend in a day
One netizen went as far as to calculate how much time Najib took to spend a Malaysian's minimum wage salary.
The answer was three minutes.
Others joked about the struggle to stay frugal by buying affordable lunches on a daily basis
In May, the former premier said in court that he was "shocked" to discover a huge sum of money in his bank accounts: