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Former Malaysian PM, Najib, 1MDB, scandal-linked, trial

Former Malaysian PM Najib takes stand in 1MDB scandal-linked trial

12 December, 2019 10:50 am 10:50 am

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak took to the witness box for the first time on Tuesday to defend himself on criminal charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). Najib is accused of illegally receiving 42 million ringgit (7.8 million pounds) from former 1MDB unit … Read More

Malaysia again questions former PM and wife in 1MDB probe

10 October, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian authorities once again called in former Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, for questioning on Wednesday in an investigation into alleged graft linked to state fund 1MDB. Najib, whose coalition suffered a stunning election defeat in May, faces 32 charges ranging from money laundering to abuse of … Read More

Lawyer of former Malaysian PM Najib to be charged with money laundering

09 September, 2018 9:56 am 9:56 am

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s anti-graft agency will on Thursday charge the lawyer of former prime minister Najib Razak with money laundering, state news agency Bernama reported. Muhammad Shafee is leading a defence team for Najib who faces charges of criminal breach of trust, money laundering and abuse of power at state fund 1Malaysia Development … Read More

Malaysia freezes bank accounts of Najib’s party in 1MDB probe

06 June, 2018 8:43 am 8:43 am

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s anti-graft agency has frozen bank accounts of the political party once led by former premier Najib Razak as part of its probe into beleaguered state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd, media reported on Friday. Najib’s United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) is believed to have received funds from 1MDB, which is the … Read More