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Ex-Malaysian premier Najib Razak charged in 1MBD corruption scandal

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has denied corruption charges over the disappearance of millions of dollars from the 1MBD state investment fund, as part of a graft probe while he was in office.
Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak is expected to be charged on Wednesday (July 4), after he was arrested by anti-graft officers at his home around 2.45pm on Tuesday (July 3) - Reuters

Ex-Malaysian premier arrested amid graft probe

A former Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, was arrested on Tuesday, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, following an investigation into how billions of dollars went missing from a state fund he founded almost a decade ago.
Riza Aziz

Malaysia freezes 408 bank accounts, summons ex-premier’s step-son

Malaysia has frozen over 400 bank accounts as part of a probe into a multi-billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, a task force said on Monday, as the stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak was summoned for questioning.
12,000 pieces of jewellery accounted for the biggest portion of the seizure from Najib's properties [AP]

Malaysia: Bags of cash, jewellery seized in Najib raid worth $273 million

Malaysian police said the total value of the bags of cash, jewellery, luxury purses, watches and other items seized from premises linked to former prime minister Najib Razak totalled up to $273m.

Police seize $28.6m in cash seized from ex-Malaysian premier’s flat

Malaysian police said on Friday that cash worth 114 million ringgit (28.6 million dollars) and over 400 luxury handbags were seized from several apartments as part of an anti-graft probe into a state fund founded by former premier Najib Razak.

Malaysia’s Mahatir blames ex-premier for $251.7bn debt

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday, blamed previous government led by former protege Najib Razak for the one trillion ringgit (251.70 billion dollars) in debt.

Bags of cash, jewellery seized from ex-Malaysian premier’s properties

Handbags stuffed with cash, a number of jewellery items and hundreds of expensive purses were among the items seized from apartment units and homes owned by former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's family, during the second night of police raids in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia police raid ex-premier Najib Razak’s residences

Malaysian police teams have raided two residences of former Prime Minister Najib Razak in Kuala Lumpur late on Wednesday, with searches still continuing into Thursday.

Travel ban slammed on ousted Malaysian premier

Malaysian authorities barred ousted Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife from leaving the country on Saturday, amid reports that the government was reopening investigations into a multi-billion-dollar graft scandal at a state fund he founded.

Malaysia’s media company fights fake news law

A Malaysian media company on Friday filed a suit seeking to declare unconstitutional a new law against fake news, which critics say is aimed at curbing dissent and free speech ahead of a May 9 general election.

Scandal-hit Malaysian premier to visit White House

US President Donald Trump has invited Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to Washington, officials said Thursday, despite a Justice Department investigation into a major corruption scandal that has ensnared the leader.

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