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Police raided 5 properties linked to Malaysia"s allegedly corrupt ex-prime minister a week after he was defeated by his former mentor

REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin Police officers raided five properties linked to Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, who was voted out of office last week. Handbags and small possessions were seized, but it's not clear if any documents were taken......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 17th, 2018

$273 million-worth of valuables were seized from Malaysia"s former prime minister including 567 handbags, 234 pairs of sunglasses, and 12,000 pieces of jewelry

Nicky Loh/Getty Images Police have finished counting valuables seized from properties linked to Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak. As .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 27th, 2018

Police seized 72 designer handbags stuffed with foreign cash from Malaysia"s former prime minister as part of investigation into a global financial scandal

AP Photo Police seized 284 boxes from properties linked to Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak. The boxes including designer handbags filled with Malaysi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 18th, 2018

In a historic election, Malaysia"s allegedly corrupt prime minister lost to his 92-year-old former mentor who ran on behalf of a man he put in jail

MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak lost Wednesday's election to his former mentor Mahathir Mohamad. Mahathir once fired an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2018

Malaysia: Ex-PM Najib Razak Arrested Over 1MDB Scandal, Authorities Say

Hundreds of millions of dollars was seized from properties linked to the former prime minister......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 3rd, 2018

Police found $28.6 million-worth of cash sitting in an empty apartment linked to Malaysia"s former prime minister Najib Razak

REUTERS/Lai Se.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 25th, 2018

$28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM"s graft probe

Malaysian police say the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to 114 million ringgit ($28.6 million)......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 25th, 2018

Malaysia"s new prime minister will no longer step aside for jailed colleague and expects to soon lay charges against his allegedly corrupt predecessor

Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Malaysia's new prime minister Mahathir Mohamad doesn't intend to immediately step aside once his foe-turned-colleague Anwar Ibrahim is pardoned. Mahathir does expect Anwar to be pardoned .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2018

In a historic election, Malaysia’s corrupt prime minister lost to his 92-year-old former mentor who ran on behalf of a man he put in jail

MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak lost Wednesday's election to his former mentor Mahathir Mohamad. Mahathir once fired and jailed Anwar Ibrahim, who was th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2018

Malaysia: Indonesia returns yacht at center of graft probe

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says Indonesia has handed over a luxury yacht allegedly bought with money stolen in the multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 6th, 2018

Malaysia"s ex-PM pleads not guilty to charges

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pleads not guilty to criminal charges on Wednesday linked to an investigation into corruption allegations at state fund 1MDB. Ryan Brooks reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 4th, 2018

A day before his arrest, Malaysia"s former prime minister swore that $680 million found in his bank account is actually a donation from Saudi Arabia

REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was arrested on Tuesday by anti-corruption officers. His arrest is related to a former subsidiary of the state investment fund 1MDB that allegedly had $10.6 million moved t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 3rd, 2018

Malaysian Police Say Jewels, Other Items Seized From Najib Residences Worth $273 million

Malaysian police investigating the 1MDB financial scandal announced Wednesday they had seized items worth $273.5 million from residences linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak, including jewels and luxury handbags......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJun 27th, 2018

Jewels, Other Items Seized From Najib Residences Worth $274 Million, Malaysian Police Say

Malaysian police investigating the 1MDB financial scandal said they seized items worth up to $274 million from residences linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak, including jewels and luxury handbags......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 27th, 2018

China seems "worried" about Malaysia"s new leadership, and a suspicious $2 billion deal could be the first sign of trouble

Malaysia's new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed has repeatedly said he will be reevaluating Chinese investments in the country, including those that are part of Belt and Road Initiative. This week, Malaysia'.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 6th, 2018

A bullet was sent to the home of Malaysia"s top anti-corruption official investigating a former prime minister — and now he"s back to finish what he started

Nicky Loh/Getty Images Malaysia's top anti-corruption official once had a bullet sent to his home while investigating a financial scandal linked to then-Prime Minister Najib Razak. In an emotional speech on Tuesday, Mohd Shukri Abdull sa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 22nd, 2018

Malaysia seizes luxury bags, cash, jewelry in probe of ex-PM

Malaysian police have confiscated 284 designer handbags and 72 suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former Prime Minister Najib Razak......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 18th, 2018

Malaysia: Expect Arrest of Najib within Days

Police are still conducting search at the private residence of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in Taman Duta. Several personal items such as handbags, cloth.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMay 17th, 2018

Malaysia police raid ex-PM house as part of corruption probe

New Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia will seek to retrieve billions of dollars from a state investment fund believed to have been laundered in the United States, Switzerland and several other countries......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 16th, 2018

Malaysian police raid ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak"s house

New Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia will seek to retrieve billions of dollars from a state investment fund believed to have been laundered in the United States, Switzerland and several other countries......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 16th, 2018

Opposition Leader Dares Police to Charge Him Under Malaysia"s "Fake News" Law

Mahathir Mohamad was placed under investigation as election campaigning heats up, after he said Prime Minister Najib Razak’s supporters were systematically sabotaging the opposition’s campaign......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 3rd, 2018