PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed clarified that he was called in by the police to help the investigation into funds received by the Kelantan Umno liason linked to 1MDB.
KUALA LUMPUR: Embattled former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who was slapped with 25 fresh corruption and money-laundering charges on Thursday (Sept 20) has once again said that he is not a thief.
KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was granted bail of RM3.5mil with two sureties in his latest court case after he was slapped with 25 graft and money-laundering charges involving RM2.3bil.
KUALA LUMPUR: The prosecution says Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak should not be allowed to go free on bail given the seriousness of the offences.
PETALING JAYA: Private equity firm Primus Pacific Partners has lodged an appeal over a New York court’s refusal to hear its US$500mil claim against Goldman Sachs for issues related to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal in Malaysia, reports the Financial Times (FT).
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is in talks with the relevant authorities to bring controversial businessman Low Taek Jho's private jet to Malaysia.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): Singapore's Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has clarified that Clare Rewcastle-Brown, editor of whistleblower website the Sarawak Report, was interviewed briefly at the Woodlands checkpoint on Saturday (Sept 15) as she sought to leave the city state for Malaysia.
PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak knew that 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) was being used as a political slush fund but was disengaged from its day-to-day operations, news portal Coconuts reported citing Tom Wright, the author of the 'Billion Dollar Whale'.
SINGAPORE (Bloomberg): Singapore authorities probing the multi-billion dollar 1MDB scandal are looking at the role of an outgoing senior Deutsche Bank AG executive as part of their investigations, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
PETALING JAYA (Bloomberg): The man accused of looting billions from Malaysian investment fund 1MDB may be missing from the public eye, but he’s not keeping quiet.