I made an appeal (HERE) for readers to make donations to the widow of Basharuddin Ahmad who died whilst participating in the Bersih Rally on Saturday, 9 July.
Following are feedback I received:
I was at Maybank today trying to bank in RM100 donation into account of Rosni Malan A/c 1640 5232 3091 but was unsuccessful because this account I was told is blocked.
First I tried the cash deposit machine and they rejected my two RM50 notes.
Then I approached the officer i/c who came over to help and it also failed. He then filled in the normal bank-in slip and asked me to queue at the next counter which I did and that too didn't work - confirmed account blocked!
By then I was already feeling very agitated and told this 2nd bank officer that there's no reason why this account is blocked because it belongs the wife of Saturday's Bersih hero who died walking for us under chemical laced water and tear-gas in the streets of KL for justice and for clean and fair election. This account number was splashed across blogs, making it possible for supporters to chip in whatever amount they can to help his family.
I realised he suddenly became interested,(his collegues too), then he enquired, "You kenal him yah?" I answered "No I don't, we are SATU BERSIH Malaysia, we tolong each other in times of need.". Then came the smile and he loosened up "Yah memang betul, itu 1Malaysia outa punya, tak boleh pakai!" I smiled back.
As I walked away with the two RM50 notes that were rejected, I heard "thank you, thank you, thank you"!
I turned back to acknowledge it, on Baharuddin Ahmad's behalf!
`Jong (thru email)
Unsuccessful - Account is not authorised. Reject code: .
Looks like need to go ATM.
July 12, 2011 6:42 PM
Hi Mr Zorro,
I tried to bank in some money yesterday in Maybank. The account name and number was correct but the cash deposit machine did not accept the money. I tried 3 times but the message was 'deposit rejected' Anyway you can check whats wrong? Thanks and regards.
CAN MAYBANK GIVE US SOME FEEDBACK.
Attempts to make donation to
Rosni binti Malan
Maybank Acc# 1640-5232-3091
UPDATES AT 1:40PM
May ask her to open a Paypal account and it will be easier for people to donate, even those overseas. Link the Paypal to her favourite bank for cash out.
July 13, 2011 1:17 PM
Give us another account number (preferably yours) and we bank in the moeny into your account and you help to deliver it to the wife.
July 13, 2011 1:20 PM
However, some were able to get thru:
I manage to bank in 150.00 yesterday at 2:14pm
July 13, 2011 12:39 PM
I just tried with Mayban2u, its working
July 13, 2011 12:59 PM