(Nov 8): Two men with links to Low Taek Jho launched a bid last year to buy a controlling stake in a bank in Mauritius, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Low, better known as Jho Low, is the alleged mastermind of a multibillion-dollar financial scandal involving state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd.

Low is accused of helping divert billions of dollars from 1MDB. He has denied the accusations.

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