April 21, 2021

Why the 1MDB scandal is set to get BIGGER STILL

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From Sarawakreport Investigating the deforestation of Sarawak, Borneo, and the dispossession of its people, journalist Clare Rewcastle Brown followed a trail of corruption that led her to the heart of Malaysian politics and to Prime Minister Najib Razak himself. Determined that the public should know the truth, she started a blog, which became Malaysia’s go-to […]

Federal Court bans investment fund managers for 10 years [linked to1MDB]

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From The Australian By BEN BUTLER Business reporter Melbourne AMANDA HODGE South East Asia Two Gold Coast men involved in a funds management business linked to Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal are to be banned from corporate life for a decade over their mismanagement of Australian investors’ money. Federal Court judge Jonathan Beach yesterday said he would […]

The ‘Stolen Money’ mentioned by US Justice Dept belongs to IPIC and not 1MDB, says blogger [Guarantee Deed by Cayman Islands fund]

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From Malaysian Digest In its widely publicized move to seize assets believed to be bought using funds which the US Department of Justice (DoJ) says is stolen from 1MDB, a point of contention has arisen as 1MDB says it is not aware of any money stolen from its coffers. “The US Department of Justice (DOJ) […]

Pua: Will new 1MDB board act on new exposé?

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From Malaysiakini DAP lawmaker Tony Pua has questioned whether the new 1MDB board of directors will take action after whistleblower site Sarawak Report published a series of exposé on the auditor-general’s report on 1MDB. “What is the new 1MDB board of directors going to do about this new information, now that it has been made […]

How Malaysia’s 1MDB Fund scandal reaches around the world

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By Shamim Adam and Cedric Sam From Bloomberg State investment company 1Malaysia Development Bhd., or 1MDB, has been making headlines in Malaysia and around the world in the past year, mainly for the wrong reasons. There are probes reported in at least ten countries related to 1MDB, or on companies and individuals linked to it. […]