SINGAPORE (Nov 6): A cache of leaked correspondences has revealed that Low Taek Jho, aka Jho Low, fears that allegations against him would result in his extradition back to Malaysia, and is actively looking for a safe haven country to hide out.

See: Malaysia asks Interpol to trace Jho Low in 1MDB scandal probe

According to an online report by Malaysiakini, Low’s UK-based lawyer Demelza Hassani contacted the offshore law firm Appleby’s Cayman Islands office in an email on Aug 10, 2015, to inquire about extradition laws in the Cayman Islands and British Virgin Island (BVI).

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