Malaysian authorities have detained 123 Vietnamese fishermen in the first half of May in a campaign that Vietnamese press called Malaysia’s toughest move yet to curb illegal fishing.
Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak received a mysterious sum of US$626 million into his private bank account during his tenure as the country’s prime minister--part of which was a donation from a Saudi prince.
Authorities in the Malaysian province of Sabah discovered two high-volume facilities containing thousands of boxes of pangolin meat, the world’s most trafficked mammal, a leading wildlife trafficking NGO said in a press release.
The Attorney General of Malaysia filed criminal charges on Monday against three former Goldman Sachs employees and a 1Malaysia Development Bhd worker for arranging false bonds to misappropriate US$2.7 billion.
A deputy chairman of FIFA’s ethics committee was suspended from his position a day after his arrest in his native Malaysia for suspected financial wrongdoing, the international football body announced on Wednesday.
A month after her arrest, the wife of a former Malaysian prime minister has been charged with public procurement corruption on Thursday.
The US Justice Department has filed criminal charges against a flashy Malaysian financier and a former Goldman Sachs banker for laundering billions syphoned from Malaysian investment development fund 1MDB. A second former banker for the New York-based firm has pleaded guilty for his involvement in the major fraud scandal.
The day before his wife was arrested over her ties to a scandal that saw some US$4.5 billion dollars looted from a state investment fund, beleaguered Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak went on Facebook to vent his frustration about how everyone makes everything his fault.
A luxury yacht that was allegedly purchased with misappropriated cash from Malaysia’s state-owned investment fund, 1MDB, was returned to the country on Tuesday on personal request of the Malaysian Prime Minister.
US prosecutors are pressing a former Goldman Sachs executive for information about the bank’s complicity in the siphoning of billions from Malaysian investment fund 1MDB, Bloomberg reported last week, quoting an unnamed source.
Najib Razak, the former Malaysian Prime Minister, was charged Wednesday with allegedly embezzling billions of dollars from the 1MDB state fund, according toAl Jazeera.
Cash, jewelry, purses, watches, and other items worth US$273 million were seized from properties connected to former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, the Royal Malaysian Police confirmed Tuesday.
Malaysian police seized US$ 28.6 million in cash and more than 400 luxury handbags from several apartments on Friday as part of an anti-graft investigation of former prime minister Najib Razak, Reuters reported.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak answered questions Tuesday from anti-corruption officials about a multi-billion dollar graft scandal that has hounded him since his ouster from office earlier this month.
Malaysian police searched the home of former Prime Minister Najib Razak Wednesday evening in connection with a financial scandal alleged to involve over US$4 billion, Reuters reported Thursday.
A review panel in the 1MDB corruption case claims Malaysia’s former attorney general blocked an investigation of an alleged transfer of US$10.6 million into an account of the previous prime minister, Reutersreported Tuesday.
The Malaysian board game Kleptopoly has emerged before elections in the country on May 9th in hopes of getting people to talk about corruption, reports Agence France-Presse.
Critics of Malaysia’s fake-news law say the new legislation is meant to silence news surrounding the prime minister’s involvement in a US$ 4.5 billion corruption scandal ahead of the elections in May.
A Cambodian woman was arrested for allegedly trafficking more than 20 victims to work illegally as domestic servants in Malaysia, the Phnom Penh Post reported Monday.
US law enforcement is intensifying a criminal investigation into a multi-billion dollar alleged fraud at Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MBD), Bloomberg reported Thursday.
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