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Malaysia’s Ex-pm Hit With More Charges In 1mdb Scandal – Trial Begins On Feb. 12

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Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak has been charged with three more counts of money laundering amounting to $11.6 million. He pleaded not guilty...
Malaysia Insists Goldman Sachs Pays Back $7.5 Billion In 1mdb Case

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Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says his government insists on reclaiming $7.5 billion from US financial firm Goldman Sachs in reparations over the...
Singapore bans Goldman Sachs banker for life

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Singapore through its Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has ordered a lifetime ban against former Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner due to his involvement...
Malaysia auctions off 1MDB-linked superyacht

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Malaysia’s government has launched a one-month auction for luxury yacht Equanimity which has allegedly been bought with money stolen from the multibillion-dollar looting of...
Najib could spend rest of his life in jail if found guilty – Rosmah next to face charges

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Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty on September 20 to no less than 21 counts of money laundering and four counts...
Indonesia hands over 1MDB-linked luxury yacht amid ongoing investigations

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Indonesia has returned to Malaysia the luxury yacht “Equanimity” linked to the multi-billion dollar 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) financial scandal, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir...
Wanted 1MDB-financed super yacht “welcomed” in Koh Samui

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The super yacht Equanimity wanted by US authorities for allegedly having been bought with funds stolen from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), Malaysia's scandal-ridden sovereign...
On the search for Jho Low’s 1MDB-financed superyacht

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Now that US authorities are seeking to seize a variety of assets purchased with allegedly embezzled money from Malaysia's state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad...
US to seize more 1MDB assets, Malaysia gov’t remains in denial

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The US Department of Justice said it will seek to recover $540 million in assets that were allegedly stolen from Malaysia's troubled sovereign wealth...
Malaysia to settle with Abu Dhabi in 1MDB case

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The governments of Malaysia and Abu Dhabi reportedly reached an agreement on a partial debt settlement in the case involving scandal-ridden fund 1Malaysia Development...
Massive protests against Malaysia PM despite arrests, rally ban

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Tens of thousands of protesters, unimpressed by the arrests of opposition leaders, marched in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur on November 19, demanding that scandal-hit...
DiCaprio feels the heat over alleged 1MDB benefits

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Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio was faced with protest by a number of anti-corruption activists from Malaysia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom when he arrived...
Swiss investigators call 1MDB scandal Ponzi scheme – $800mn missing

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Swiss authorities, investigating the involvement of Swiss banks in the alleged embezzlement and graft scandal surrounding Malaysia's state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB),...
Actor DiCaprio feels the heat of 1MDB scandal

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Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, starring in "The Wolf of Wall Street," a movie believed to have been indirectly financed by funds misappropriated from Malaysia's state-owned...
‘Malaysia Official 1’ takes social media by storm

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The US Department of Justice's mentioning of an "Malaysian Official 1" in its $1-billion lawsuits over funds linked to Malaysia's state fund 1Malaysia Development...
It’s becoming tight for Mr. Najib: US launches corruption probe

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The scandal surrounding alleged corruption at Malaysia's state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) has seemingly reached a point of no return. After US authorities...