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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

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"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 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

Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

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

Mahathir says Malaysia will seek to retrieve laundered funds

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

Pat Buchanan: Bibi"s Troubled Hour Of Power

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, For Bibi Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister save only founding father David Ben-Gurion, it has been a week of triumph. Last Tuesday, President .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 15th, 2018

Malaysia"s former attorney general reportedly chose not to investigate how $10.6 million from a state fund ended up in the personal bank account of then Prime Minister Najib Razak

Thomson Reuters Malaysia's attorney general rejected a recommendation in 2015 to investigate potential wrongdoing by then Prime Minister Najib Razak. The country's anti-corruption commission found Razak had $10.6 million in his b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2018

Malaysia"s Mahathir Expects to Stay in Power for a Year or Two

Malaysia’s new leader said he expected charges would be filed against former Prime Minister Najib Razak, adding that he expected to remain in power for a year or two......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 15th, 2018

AirAsia CEO Says 'Sorry' For Endorsing Malaysia's Ousted Prime Minister - NPR

NPRAirAsia CEO Says 'Sorry' For Endorsing Malaysia's Ousted Prime MinisterNPRThe head of AirAsia, Malaysia's largest airline, has apologized for aggressively backing.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 14th, 2018

Malaysia"s Antigraft Boss Quits as Mahathir Prepares 1MDB Probe

The head of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission resigned, providing Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad a free hand in appointing an antigraft chief as the new administration closes in on financial scandals surrounding former leader Najib Razak......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 14th, 2018

Najib Faces Jail in Malaysia

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad moved swiftly against predecessor Najib Razak just days after his shock election win, banning him from leaving the c.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMay 14th, 2018

AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes Apologizes for Malaysia Election Video

Malaysia’s best-known businessman, Tony Fernandes, published a video Sunday apologizing for his support of former Prime Minister Najib Razak ahead of last week’s elections loss......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 13th, 2018

Malaysia"s Ex-Leader Najib Razak Quits Party Post After Election Loss

Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak resigned as leader of his political party and promised to abide by a travel ban, as his successor Mahathir Mohamad struggled with factional infighting to assemble a new cabinet......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 12th, 2018

Malaysia"s Ex-Leader Najib Razak Quits Party After Election Loss

Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak resigned as leader of his political party Saturday and promised to abide by a travel ban, as his successor Mahathir Mohamad struggled with factional infighting to assemble a new cabinet......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 12th, 2018