Feb 2, 2016

Foreign governments piling pressure on Malaysia over fund scandal

Malaysia may have absolved its prime minister in a huge corruption scandal, but foreign authorities investigating suspicious global fund flows are making clear they consider the affair far from over and that the net is tightening. Malaysia’s attorney general last week cleared Prime Minister ...

Jan 30, 2016

Swiss seek Malaysian help in probing $4 billion financial scandal

Switzerland’s chief prosecutor said on Friday he had formally asked Malaysia for help with his probe into possible violations of Swiss law by the state-owned fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), saying suspected misappropriations amounted to about $4 billion. The office of Swiss Attorney General ...

Oct 30, 2015

European police raids target spy malware users

Authorities in five European countries said Thursday they had staged a coordinated swoop on suspected users of spy malware that gives remote access to other people’s smartphones. The illegal software in question, DroidJack, allows cybercriminals to hijack Android smartphones and snoop on data traffic, ...