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Malaysian playboy financier in cross-hairs after poll upset

May 27, 2018

Malaysian playboy financier in cross-hairs after poll upset

Baby-faced playboy Jho Low, a financier at the center of Malaysia's 1MDB mega-scandal, may find his days of hobnobbing with celebrities and splurging on property and art are numbered as the new government pledges to bring him to justice. Suspected of being a key figure ...

Malaysia ex-PM Najib quizzed by graft agency

May 22, 2018

Malaysia ex-PM Najib quizzed by graft agency

Scandal-tainted former Malaysian leader Najib Razak arrived Tuesday at the anti-corruption agency for questioning over a massive financial scandal that helped to bring down his long-ruling regime. Najib's coalition suffered a shock defeat at the May 9 poll, beaten by a reformist alliance led by ...

Malaysia sets up task force to probe 1MDB scandal

/ May 21, 2018

Malaysia sets up task force to probe 1MDB scandal

Malaysia on Monday set up a task force to probe allegations that billions of dollars were looted from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB in an audacious fraud overseen by ousted ex-leader Najib Razak. New Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad led a reformist alliance to a shock victory ...