Former Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak was found guilty of all seven charges in the first of five trials related to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.

Najib was charged with one count of abuse of power, three counts of criminal breach of trust, and three counts of money laundering of some RM42 million ($13.6 million) of funds from former 1MDB subsidiary, SRC International.

High Court judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali found Najib guilty on Tuesday (July 28) but did not release a verdict. The verdict will be delivered at 4pm.

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