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Najib's stepson Riza Aziz pleads not guilty to laundering 1MDB funds

KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Riza Aziz, stepson of Datuk Seri Najib Razak, pleaded not guilty to all five charges of money laundering amounting to US$248.17 million ($336.4 million) belonging to 1Malaysi

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MACC summons 'Wolf of Wall Street' producer for 1MDB probe

(July 3): Malaysian investigators are questioning the producer of “The Wolf of Wall Street” as they step up efforts to recoup funds potentially lost through 1MDB.

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US prosecutors want stay lifted to settle 'The Wolf of Wall Street' suit

KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): The US Justice Department has asked a court to lift a stay on civil proceedings linked to a Malaysian fund at the center of its biggest ever“kleptocracy” probe, so that a sett

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The Wolf of Wall Street producer settles US suit linked to 1MDB

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 16): The movie company that made “The Wolf of Wall Street”, and was co-founded by the Malaysian prime minister’s step son, has settled a civil lawsuit brought by the US governmen

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How the 1MDB blockbuster starring Jho Low is dwarfing even Hollywood

SINGAPORE (June 19): Move over, Netflix. Reality TV series have never been quite this exciting.

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How Jho Low allegedly spent the money from 1MDB

SINGAPORE (June 16): More than US$4.5 billion ($6.2 billion) in funds belonging to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has been allegedly siphoned off by high-level officials of 1MDB and their associa

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US moves to seize additional $747 mil of assets linked to 1MDB scandal

SINGAPORE (June 16): The US Department of Justice (DoJ) on Thursday filed its third lawsuit to seize an additional US$540 million ($747 million) worth of assets linked to corruption involving Malay

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US authorities probe 1MDB, Jho Low links to US$2.2 bil deal: WSJ

SINGAPORE (June 13): Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho is alleged to have pocketed US$300 million ($415 million) in less than a week after funds illegally siphoned from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (

Low Taek Jho (Jho Low)

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US prepares to file criminal charges against alleged 1MDB mastermind Jho Low: report

SINGAPORE (March 22): The noose is tightening around Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho – the alleged mastermind behind the multibillion-dollar scandal over state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad

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DiCaprio foundation would return gifts if from Malaysian fund in probe

(Oct 18): Oscar-winner Leonardo DiCaprio's charitable foundation would return gifts or donations made to him or his ventures if they were found to have come from Malaysian wealth fund 1MDB, which i

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