Najib hires top American lawyers, including former US A-G

Attorney General John Ashcroft gestures during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001. Ashcroft said the federal government has detained more than 550 people people on criminal charges and immigration violations including members of Osama bin Ladens al-Qaida network. (AP Photo/Joe Marquette)

PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who has been caught in the middle of the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, has armed himself with a team of top American lawyers.

Ashcroft Law Firm, headed by former US Attorney General John Ashcroft (pic), registered Najib as a client on the United States Fo­­reign Agents Registration Act (FARA) register.

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