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Najib Razak

Malaysia Enters ‘Total Lockdown’ as COVID-19 Surge Continues
June 01, 2021

Malaysia Enters ‘Total Lockdown’ as COVID-19 Surge Continues

By Sebastian Strangio
Prime Minister Muhyiddin is facing increasing pressure from the opposition – and from within his own coalition.

US Government Returns More Recovered 1MDB Funds to Malaysia
May 14, 2021

US Government Returns More Recovered 1MDB Funds to Malaysia

By Sebastian Strangio
The announcement came days after the Malaysian government filed 22 lawsuits seeking to recover more than $23 billion in 1MDB-linked assets.
Malaysia Ex-PM’s Wife Ordered to Make Defense in Graft Trial
February 18, 2021

Malaysia Ex-PM’s Wife Ordered to Make Defense in Graft Trial

By Associated Press
The trial has shed additional light on the important role that the Malaysian First Lady played during her husband's time in office.

Consultant Charged in Covert Lobbying of Trump Officials to Drop 1MDB Investigation
August 25, 2020

Consultant Charged in Covert Lobbying of Trump Officials to Drop 1MDB Investigation

By Associated Press
Federal prosecutors say Nickie Lum Davis failed to disclose to the federal government that his lobbying efforts were on behalf of a fugitive Malaysian financier.

Yvonne Tew on Courts and Constitutionalism in Malaysia
August 11, 2020

Yvonne Tew on Courts and Constitutionalism in Malaysia

By Catherine Putz
The Najib ruling is “a step in the right direction on the path to constitutional redemption,” Tew says.

Malaysian Prosecutors Drop Second High-profile Graft Case 
June 09, 2020

Malaysian Prosecutors Drop Second High-profile Graft Case 

By Associated Press
Musa Aman’s acquittal comes less than a month after prosecutors dropped money laundering charges against Riza Aziz.

Malaysia Drops Charge Against Ex-Prime Minister’s Stepson
May 15, 2020

Malaysia Drops Charge Against Ex-Prime Minister’s Stepson

By Associated Press
The stepson of ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak, the producer behind The Wolf of Wall Street, reached a settlement with the government.
Disbanded Thailand Party Alleges Government Collusion in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal
February 24, 2020

Disbanded Thailand Party Alleges Government Collusion in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal

By Associated Press
The Future Forward Party has attacked the Thai government for allegedly colluding with Malaysia's former prime minister to cover up the 1MDB financial scandal.

Malaysia: Graft Trial Highlights Influence of Ex-Premier’s Wife
February 06, 2020

Malaysia: Graft Trial Highlights Influence of Ex-Premier’s Wife

By Associated Press
A top prosecutor said she wielded considerable influence over her husband, former Prime Minister Najib Razak, due to her “overbearing nature."

Malaysia 1MDB Scandal: Recordings Deepen Najib Scrutiny
January 09, 2020

Malaysia 1MDB Scandal: Recordings Deepen Najib Scrutiny

By Associated Press
The audio recordings could mark a new blow to the former premier.

Malaysian Ex-PM Najib Ordered to Enter Defense in 1MDB Case
November 11, 2019

Malaysian Ex-PM Najib Ordered to Enter Defense in 1MDB Case

By Associated Press
Defense lawyers said Najib was shocked he wasn’t acquitted.
Malaysia Fines 80 Entities for Alleged 1MDB Payments
October 07, 2019

Malaysia Fines 80 Entities for Alleged 1MDB Payments

By Associated Press
The country’s anti-graft agency has ordered 80 people and groups to pay fines totaling about $100 million.

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