Tag: Billion Dollar Whale

Billion Dollar Whale co-author: Jho Low lived luxurious life in Bangkok, even after SG issued Interpol notice

The co-author of an exposé on Malaysia’s multibillion-dollar 1MDB scandal has been tweeting about the government of Thailand’s involvement in the scandal as well, in the wake of recent accusations from one of Thailand’s political parties of a 2014 “dark alliance” between the Malaysian...

Billion Dollar Whale author’s tweet saying Thai govt protected Jho Low goes viral

A tweet from Tom Wright, co-author of Billion Dollar Whale, concerning the Thai government’s protection of Malaysian fugitive financier Low Taek Jho has gone viral, with many netizens thanking Mr Wright for exposing the Thai government’s corruption and abuse. The 2018 book is about the...

Co-author of ‘Billion Dollar Whale’ calls ST’s Jho Low interview ‘pointless’

The Wall Street Journal’s Tom Wright, who co-wrote an expose about fugitive financier Low Taek Jho’s involvement in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal, has made his views known on social media regarding an interview with Mr Low published in The Straits Times (ST)...

The story behind the sale of the ‘Billion Dollar Whale’ book

The Economist, in an article on the launch of the book in Britain, says the title of the book is a dry for something that is likely the heist of the century. The story depicts the battle to prevent the book from selling in the UK. The...

Netizens blast Michelle Yeoh as hypocrite after news that the former Najib supporter will produce movie on Jho Low’s story breaks

Additional reporting by Jewel Stolarchuk/ On September 21, Hollywood star Michelle Yeoh posted a selfie on Instagram with the book, Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, And The World, based on the machinations of Jho Low, the mastermind behind the 1MDB scandal,...

Rosmah helped Jho Low to get to center of power in Malaysia—Billion Dollar Whale author

Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor is allegedly the gatekeeper who gave Jho Low access to Malaysia’s highest echelons of power. This allegation was made by Tom Wright, the journalist who co-wrote "Billion Dollar Whale,” the book exposing Low’s involvement in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal,...

Book on Jho Low all set to sell in Singapore on September 26

Billion Dollar Whale, the book that details Jho Low’s purported involvement in the Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal, will be launched at the bookstore Kinokuniya, on September 26. Unlike in the United Kingdom where lawyers for Jho Low have sent...