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Entries in Najib Razak (11)

Wednesday
Oct032018

Najib’s wife arrested for laundering 1MDB money

Rosmah MansorThe Malaysian anti-corruption agency arrested ex-PM Najib Razak's wife Wednesday for laundering money looted from the 1MDB sovereign wealth fund.

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Thursday
Aug302018

Malaysia arrests former spies for possible 1MDB-linked graft

Malaysia's former spy chief Hasanah Abdul Hamid after her arrest WednesdayEight former agents from Malaysia’s foreign intelligence agency were arrested this week for allegedly stealing $12 million in government funds.

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Thursday
Aug092018

Jho Low party boat sails into Malaysia

The $250 million super yacht once belonging to 1MDB fugitive Low Taek Jho docked in Malaysia Tuesday.

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Wednesday
Aug082018

Najib charged with money laundering

Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak was charged Wednesday with three counts of money laundering tied to the looting of billions of dollars from a government sovereign wealth fund.

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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
Jul102018

How do kleptocrats spend the money?

Last week police in Malaysia arrested former prime minister Najib Razak after seizing $273 million of loot from his houses and condos.

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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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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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Tuesday
Feb022016

Singapore seizes bank accounts linked to Malaysia sovereign wealth fund

The Singapore Commercial Affairs Department and the Monetary Authority of Singapore said Monday they have seized a "large number" of bank accounts linked to a money laundering investigation involving the Malaysia state investment fund 1MDB.

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Thursday
Jul302015

Malaysia leader sacks deputy, attacks news groups amid ‘firestorm’ of graft allegations

Malaysia PM Najib RazakMalaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday fired his deputy premier, Muhyiddin Yassin, who publicly questioned the government’s closure of two newspapers.

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