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Entries in Malaysia (58)

Wednesday
Jul182018

Bill Waite: How corrupt regimes changed today’s world

In 2007 Dick Cassin had the idea of starting the FCPA Blog. His mission: “to help compliance professionals and others everywhere understand how corruption happens, what it does to people and institutions, and how anti-corruption laws and compliance programs work.”

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Tuesday
Jul172018

Where in the world is 1MDB fugitive Jho Low?

Low Taek Jho is being hunted by governments around the globe for his role in the $4.5 billion looting of Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund, 1MDB.

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Tuesday
Jul032018

Police arrest former Malaysia PM Najib after seizing truckloads of loot

Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak was arrested Tuesday at his mansion in Kuala Lumpur and will be charged Wednesday in connection with the looting of billions of dollars from a government sovereign wealth fund.

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Wednesday
May302018

In Malaysia, the inventory of Najib's ‘spoils’ keeps growing

Malaysian police with boxes siezed from Najib's condo (image via YouTube)Police in Kuala Lumpur are releasing more details about what they've seized from houses and condos belonging to Najib Razak, the former prime minister voted out of office this month amid a growing corruption investigation.

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Monday
Oct232017

Six banks update disclosures about FCPA-related investigations

There are currently six banks with open disclosed FCPA-related investigations.

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Thursday
Jul202017

Alexandra Gillies: Congress can (and should) fix the law on shell companies

Shell companies have been called the “getaway cars” of corruption. In some jurisdictions, including the United States, individuals can easily set up anonymous companies and use them to hide stolen funds.

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Wednesday
Nov162016

Former U.S. Naval Attaché gave Fat Leonard’s boats diplomatic cover

A retired Navy Captain who served as the U.S. Naval Attaché to the Philippines pleaded guilty Tuesday for helping a Singapore-based defense contractor avoid vessel and cargo inspections by using diplomatic cover.

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Thursday
Nov032016

Two Singapore execs extradited in Fat Leonard case

Two former executives of a Singapore-based defense contractor have been extradited to the United States in the massive bribes-for-secrets scandal that has rocked the U.S. Navy's Pacific Command.

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Tuesday
Oct112016

Singapore closes Falcon Bank, arrests local manager for 1MDB-linked offenses

Singapore's bank regulator Tuesday shut down a second bank for "serious failures in anti-money laundering controls and improper conduct" linked to Malaysia's 1MDB fund.

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Tuesday
Aug232016

Compliance Alert: Enforcement hammer falls on real estate

Regulators charged with enforcing anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, and economic sanctions laws and regulations have turned new attention to the real estate industry, and investigations and enforcement efforts span the globe.

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Friday
Jul222016

Shah and Grant: How to steal billions

From 2009 to at least 2013, private individuals were allegedly able to siphon off more than $3.5 billion from the wealth fund of Malaysia and go on a high-end luxury shopping spree in several countries including the United States, the United Kingdom and Switzerland for property, museum-quality art and a private jet. 

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Wednesday
Jul202016

DOJ seeks forfeiture of $1 billion linked to Malaysia state fund

The DOJ filed a civil forfeiture complaint Wednesday against assets allegedly bought with money looted from Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund, 1Malaysia Development Berhad.

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