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Police confirm Jho Low is still a wanted man in Singapore

Singapore—Fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho, more popularly known as Jho Low, continues to be a wanted man in Singapore, financial publication The Edge Singapore reported on January 11, citing it had gotten confirmation from a spokesman fro the Singapore Police Force. The Edge Singapore...

Malaysia’s The Edge to Jho Low: Stop the nonsensical spin you are doing with help from your friends in ST

Kuala Lumpur—Fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho’s interview with The Straits Times (ST), his first in four years, did not go down well with everyone, which is perhaps unsurprising, as Mr Low portrayed himself as a mere ‘intermediary’ in the 1MDB scandal. Malaysian business publication...

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)...

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...

Najib pins blame on yet another fugitive in the person of 1MDB-linked SRCs ex-CEO

The former chief executive officer (CEO) of SRC International Sdn Bhd, Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil who is on the run since last year, “played both sides”, says Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak. He says this led to the company getting ripped off, and him getting blamed. Testifying...

Najib takes stand in 1MDB trial, portrays himself as a victim of Jho Low

Kuala Lumpur—The former Prime Minister of Malaysia testified for the first time on Tuesday, December 3, in his own defence as he stands trial for corruption linked to the 1MDB state investment fund, from which they syphoned billions of dollars. Mr Najib has been accused...

Najib washes his hands off 1MDB scandals, says others are behind everything

From the person who arranged meetings between Najib Razak with the Saudi Arabia ruler King Abdullah Abdulaziz Al-Saud to who knew Jho Low first, the ex-Malaysian PM washed his hands of the 1MDB scandal in a calm, composed manner. Not to mention the SRC International Sdn Bhd, which Najib explicitly said was not...

Malaysia targets hidden properties worth $4.3b siphoned through 1MDB

Anti-graft buster chief Latheefa Koya told reporters Malaysia is working to locate assets worth $4.3 billion which are yet to be accounted for and acquired with stolen money from the sovereign fund 1MDB. The global money-laundering probe extends to at least six countries and Malaysia is working with these countries in an attempt to locate these properties. This...