(June 13): Malaysia’s attorney general will start his review of 1MDB investigation papers, signalling that charges linked to the troubled state fund may be imminent.

Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has formed two teams, one to study the documents for possible criminal prosecution, and the other for civil proceedings, he said in a statement. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission submitted the files to the Attorney General’s Chambers on Tuesday afternoon.

“We would require time to review the papers but appreciate the urgency and sensitivity of our tasks,” Thomas said in the statement.

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