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Najib Razak


Explained: Malaysia's ex PM and the multi-billion dollar 1MDB scandal

April 07, 2019 5:59 pm

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak now faces multiple charges of money laundering, abuse of power, and criminal breach of trust.

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe

December 17, 2018 4:43 pm

Malaysia will seek jail terms as well as billions in fines from Goldman Sachs and four other individuals who allegedly diverted about $2.7 billion from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), Attorney General Tommy Thomas said in a statement.

Wife of Malaysian ex-leader hit with 2 new graft charges

November 15, 2018 5:36 pm

Rosmah Mansor pleaded not guilty Thursday to allegedly soliciting 187.5 million ringgit ($44.8 million) from Jepak Holdings in 2016 for her help in securing a 1.25 billion ($299 million) solar energy project involving rural schools in eastern Sarawak state. S

Ex-PM Najib Razak faces new corruption charges in Malaysia

September 20, 2018 10:35 am

Najib was earlier charged with multiple counts of criminal breach of trust, corruption and money laundering over the scandal at the 1MDB fund, just months after his shocking electoral defeat.

Lawyer of former Malaysian PM Najib Razak charged with money laundering

September 13, 2018 11:44 am

Muhammad Shafee is leading a defence team for Najib who faces charges of criminal breach of trust, money laundering and abuse of power at SRC International, a former 1MDB unit. Najib has denied any wrongdoing

Malaysia's former PM Najib Razak charged with three counts of money laundering

August 08, 2018 8:02 am

The money laundering offence carries a penalty of a jail term of up to 15 years and a fine of not less than 5 times the value of the proceeds of any illegal transfers, or five million ringgit, whichever is the higher.

Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak charged with breach of trust, graft

July 04, 2018 12:24 pm

US investigators say $4.5 billion was stolen and laundered from 1MDB by Najib's associates, including some $700 million that landed in Najib's bank account. While in power, Najib said the $700 million was a donation from the Saudi royal family.

Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak arrested, to be charged Wednesday

July 03, 2018 2:58 pm

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested on Tuesday following an investigation into how billions of dollars went missing from a state fund he founded almost a decade ago.

Malaysia arrests former aide to ex-premier over 1MDB scandal

June 25, 2018 4:47 pm

Najib, his family and cronies were alleged to have stolen billions of dollars from the investment vehicle in an eye-watering fraud that stretched around the globe.

Wife of Malaysia's Najib Razak questioned by anti-graft agency

June 05, 2018 10:32 am

The multi-billion scandal at 1MDB dogged Najib and his family in the last three years of his near-decade-long rule, and was a key reason for his shock defeat in a May 9 election.


Malaysia's former leader Najib in the dock as graft trial begins

April 03, 2019 10:35 pm

The international scandal has been roiling the South East Asian country in recent years, and led to former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s poll demise in 2018, ending his 10-year rule.