Murky: Najib Razak, 1MDB, 100 grand, a couple of feuding prince’s & a dead journalist

Murky: Najib Razak, 1MDB, 100 grand, a couple of feuding prince’s & a dead journalist

Early this week a sizzling string of emails led investigative journalists to uncover the explosive link between conspirators in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) financial scandal, former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, and feuding royal families under Saudi crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman. That link: murdered Saudi dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi. First reported in […]

The Global Financial System And The 1MDB Scandal

The Global Financial System And The 1MDB Scandal

Malaysia’s 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal reached a crescendo in July. The US Attorney General claimed that more than US$3.5 billion belonging to 1MDB was ‘allegedly misappropriated by high-level officials of 1MDB and their associates’ between 2009 and 2015. The case is officially closed in Malaysia, but Prime Minister Najib Razak’s difficulties remain. In 2015, […]