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1MDB trial adjourned with Najib Razak in quarantine

October 05, 2020 12:57 pm

The trial will resume Oct. 19 as Najib remains under two-week quarantine at his home after returning from a political campaign, according to court proceedings on Monday. He had tested negative for the virus earlier.

Malaysian court to hear ex-PM Najib's 1MDB appeal from February 15

October 01, 2020 2:43 pm

Najib was sentenced to 12 years in jail and fines of nearly $50 million in July on seven charges over illegally receiving $10 million misappropriated from SRC International, a former unit of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

Malaysia ex-PM Najib given 12 years in jail in 1MDB looting

July 28, 2020 5:59 pm

The ruling in the first of his five corruption trials came five months after former Prime Minister Najib Razak's Malay party returned to government as the biggest bloc in an alliance that took power from the reformist government that ousted Najib's in 2018.

Explained: Why is Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib Razak being prosecuted for the 1MDB scandal?

July 29, 2020 9:03 am

The 67-year-old Razak’s prosecution, where a former head of government has been charged over graft charges, is seen as a rare occurrence. This is the first in a series of trials involving Razak, who has so far denied any wrongdoing.

Former Malaysia PM Najib Razak found guilty in first verdict in 1MDB unit trial

July 28, 2020 10:15 am

High Court Judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali told the court he found “the defense has not succeeded in rebutting the presumption on the balance of probabilities or raising reasonable doubt on the charge against the accused.”

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 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.