Tag: 1MDB scandal

MACC Chief on Najib’s reaction to released recordings, “He has the right to do whatever he wants to do”

Putrajaya—After the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) made nine audio recordings public on Wednesday (Jan 8) involving conversations between former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and other individuals, Mr Najib took to Facebook to show his dissatisfaction. Moreover, he called the release of the clips...

Jho Low tells ST he was the fall guy in 1MDB scandal

Singapore—In his first interview after almost four years, Low Taek Jho, the Malaysian financier at the heart of the country’s 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal whose current whereabouts are unknown, told The Straits Times (ST) via email that he was a scapegoat in the...

Malaysian police chief can’t bring in Jho Low by Christmas because of ‘dishonest’ foreign authorities

Kuala Lumpur — The Malaysian police chief told journalists yesterday (Dec 23) that he would not be able to fulfill his promise to bring in fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, who is better known as Jho Low, by Christmas because of "dishonest" foreign authorities. Openly...

Where does Najib pointing the blame at Jho Low leave the fugitive businessman?

No one knows for exactly how long fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho or Jho Low's name will be in the air as he remains at large but recent developments suggest that the noose around him is tightening. And with former Malaysian Prime Minister...

Dr Mahathir: Malaysian govt working hard to bring Jho Low back

Singapore—Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Tun Mahathir Mohamad spoke to members of media on Thursday, November 7, on the matter of fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho (commonly known as Jho Low), who is wanted in the country due to investigations regarding his involvement in the...

Malaysian officials know where Jho Low is, aim to bring him back by December

Kuala Lumpur—Police in Malaysia said on September 25, Wednesday, that they are aware of the whereabouts of fugitive Malaysian banker Low Taek Jho, popularly known as Jho Low, and that they are confident that they will be able to bring him back to the...

Trial of former Malaysian PM Najib over 1MDB scandal progresses

Kuala Lumpur — The trial of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak over the 1MDB scandal began on Wednesday, August 28. This time, the former Prime Minister is facing 21 counts of money laundering as well as four counts of abuse of power. According...

Kylie Jenner books Jho Low’s former superyacht for her birthday bash

Petaling Jaya — Kylie Jenner is turning 22 and has chosen to celebrate her birthday on fugitive Malaysian businessman Jho Low's Equanimity super yacht. According to an initial report by TMZ, Kylie's chief of staff for her cosmetics brand has booked the yacht for a...

Jho Low’s lawyers try to prevent 1MDB-scandal film ‘The Kleptocrats’ from being aired

Petaling Jaya — According to the US-based The Hollywood Reporter (THR), lawyers for Malaysian fugitive financier Jho Taek Low, otherwise known as Jho Low, are asking various distributors and platforms to remove the movie The Kleptocrats from their catalogues. The film, a documentary about the...

2 alleged co-conspirators in 1MDB scandal jailed in Abu Dhabi

Kuala Lumpur—The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on June 16, Sunday, that two executives with ties to the massive 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal have been jailed in Abu Dhabi due to financial crimes. Khadem Al Qubaisi, who used to be the head of Abu...