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Jho Low was at Najib's home when AmBank MD facilitated opening of ex-PM's account

KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Former AmBank managing director Cheah Tek Kuang told the High Court here that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho was at Datuk Seri Najib Razak's personal home in Ja

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Latest returned 1MDB loot includes 'King Kong' poster, Basquiat

(July 16): A vintage French “King Kong” poster, a Jean-Michel Basquiat drawing, and several luxury watches are among the latest haul of returned treasures that were allegedly bought with

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Deutsche Bank faces US Justice Department probe over 1MDB

SINGAPORE (July 15): The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating Deutsche Bank as part of a broadened probe of Malaysia’s scandal-plagued 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) investment fund, a

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Deutsche Bank faces US DoJ probe over 1MDB

SINGAPORE (July 12): The US Department of Justice is investigating Deutsche Bank AG as part of a broadened probe of Malaysia’s scandal-plagued 1MDB investment fund, according to a person with knowl

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Secret 736 bank account opened months before SRC came under 1MDB or directors were appointed

KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): The controversial — and so-called secret — 736 bank account of SRC International Sdn Bhd was opened on Jan 7, 2011 — some eight months before the company was acquired by 1Mal

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Najib's stepson Riza Aziz pleads not guilty to laundering 1MDB funds

KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Riza Aziz, stepson of Datuk Seri Najib Razak, pleaded not guilty to all five charges of money laundering amounting to US$248.17 million ($336.4 million) belonging to 1Malaysi

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Hollywood producer Riza Aziz faces five counts of laundering US$248 mil

KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Hollywood producer Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz, the stepson of former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak, has been charged with five counts of money laundering at the Kuala Lumpur Se

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Leissner of 1MDB infamy banned for life by HK too

SINGAPORE (July 8): Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) banned former Goldman Sachs Group banker Tim Leissner from the city’s financial industry for life.

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Two Malaysians, apart from Jho Low, profited from the 2009 1MDB bond flip

(June 26): Vincent Cheah and Shaik Aqmal also started The Malaysian Insider in 2007 before Jho Low took over the funding from 2010 to 2014, investigations reveal.

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'I was told to leave Malaysia amid 1MDB probe', says former SRC International director

KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk Suboh Mohd Yassin told the High Court yesterday that he was directed to leave the country at the height of the 1Malaysia Deve

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