A judge has ordered former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to enter his defense against charges he embezzled billions from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) state fund, theAssociated Press reported.
Cypriot former Interior Minister Sokrates Hasicos denied on Monday media reports saying Malaysian fugitive Jho Taek Low - a key figure in a multi-billion dollar embezzlement scheme - had acquired Cypriot citizenship in 2015 just two days after applying.
Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak faced the judges again on Wednesday in a long-awaited corruption trial that is to determine whether he stole billions from a state-owned development fund and then tried to cover up the theft.
Malaysianprosecutors filed on Friday criminal charges against 17 current and former directors of one of the largest banking enterprises in the world - New York City-based Goldman Sachs - for their alleged involvement in the multi-billion Malaysian development fund theft scandal.
Wolf of Wall Street producer Riza Aziz plead not guilty on Friday to charges that he illegally received nearly $250 million in public funds.
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.
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