SINGAPORE (June 18): Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, was undoubtedly the puppet master behind the world’s biggest-ever financial fraud. But he needed people he could trust absolutely to pull it off, including operating bank accounts in Singapore and Switzerland where much of the billions of 1Malaysia Development Bhd money was laundered. The key person appears to have been Eric Tan Kim Loong. At one stage, it was thought that Tan, who was not an employee of 1MDB, was Jho Low using a fake name.

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