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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...

Former Am-Bank manager used own money to prevent Najib’s check bouncing

Kuala Lumpur—As the trial of Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak continued, more details have merged from one of the star witnesses, former AmBank relationship manager Joanna Yu Ging Ping. On Wednesday, July 31, the High Court heard about how in 2014 she...

Jho Low called himself “Fat Boy” in his chats with AmBank

Kuala Lumpur—As the trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak went on on Wednesday, July 26, amidst the evidence presented concerning the exchanges between the former Prime Minister and the other people involved in the 1MDB scandal, people in court were amused to hear that...

Witness in 1MDB trial spills the beans on how Jho Low helped facilitate Najib’s big shopping sprees

Kuala Lumpur—According to the testimony of one AmBank manager, whenever former Prime Minister Najib Razak had a problem charging his credit cards during big-time shopping sprees or had other financial problems with his accounts, it was fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, popularly known as...

1MDB: Malaysia seized a total of US$16.5 million of Jho Low’s family assets

Malaysia has so far seized about US$16.5 million of 1MDB linked fugitive businessman Jho Low, with a seizure of 48 million ringgit (US$11.6 million) adding to the earlier US$4.8 million assets seized. The latest seizure belonging to Jho Low’s father has infuriated the businessman who is believed...

‘Wolf of Wallstreet’ producer returns USD14 million worth of gifts bought with 1MDB funds

Producer Joey McFarland of "The Wolf of Wall Street" is returning to the Malaysian government millions of dollars in gifts and company funding allegedly given by Low Taek Jho in the wake of a money laundering scandal involving his movie production company Red Granite...

Fugitive 1MDB man says Mahathir favours law of the jungle

Jho Low - the fugitive businessman allegedly involved in the 1MDB saga and who is probably still hiding in China - says that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's government favours the laws of the jungle. He said this after his father's bank account...

Jho Low, 1MDB fugitive, was at Najib’s house in 2011

KUALA LUMPUR — The alleged 1MDB mastermind and fugitive Jho Low whose real name is Low Taek Jho was at the former Malaysian Prime Minister's house in mid-January 2011 and met with a banker who provided bank account and credit card opening forms Najib...

Money from 1MDB Deutsche Bank loans used to buy controversial super yacht

The US Department of Justice says 'emergency' loans from Deutsche Bank to Malaysia's 1MDB worth US1.2 billion in 2014 found its way into the hands of those who bought a luxury yacht which became a controversial issue in Malaysia during Najib Razak's reign as...