Malaysia appeal court upholds jail sentence on former PM World

Malaysia appeal court upholds jail sentence on former PM

A court of appeal in Putrajaya, Malaysia, on December 8 upheld former Prime Minister Najib Razak’s 12 imprisonment sentence over his scandal at 1Malaysia Development Berhad sovereign wealth fund that contributed to his government’s downfall in 2018.
Malaysia postpones former PM’s 1MDB trial World

Malaysia postpones former PM’s 1MDB trial

The High Court of Malaysia has agreed to postpone Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia Development Berhad fund (1MDB) trial as the former Prime Minister is currently under 14-day home quarantine following his return from Sabah, the state with the highest COVID-19 tally in the country, on September 27.
Malaysian court finds ex-PM guilty of corruption World

Malaysian court finds ex-PM guilty of corruption

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was found guilty of all seven charges in his first corruption trial on July 28 involving millions of ringgit linked to state development fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
Goldman Sachs pleads not guilty in Malaysia over 1MDB bond sales World

Goldman Sachs pleads not guilty in Malaysia over 1MDB bond sales

Three units of Goldman Sachs pleaded not guilty to charges of misleading investors regarding 6.5 billion USD in bond sales that the US investment bank helped raise for state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), Bernama state news agency reported on February 24.
Malaysia files criminal charges against 17 Goldman Sachs figures World

Malaysia files criminal charges against 17 Goldman Sachs figures

Malaysia has filed criminal charges against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of the Goldman Sachs Group of the US in a corruption investigation at the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund, the country’s attorney general said on August 9.
Malaysia sends former Goldman Sachs banker to US World

Malaysia sends former Goldman Sachs banker to US

Malaysia has extradited a former Goldman Sachs leader to the US to face criminal charges linked to a multi-billion dollar scandal at Malaysia’s state investment fund, 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), reported daily financial newspaper The Edge on May 6.
Malaysia opens first trial for former PM Najib Razak World

Malaysia opens first trial for former PM Najib Razak

After several delays, Malaysia finally opened the trial on April 3 for former Prime Minister Najib Razak, who faces corruption charges relevant to the scandal at the state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
Malaysia’s former PM Najib Razak arrested World

Malaysia’s former PM Najib Razak arrested

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on December 10 arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak over alleged tampering of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) audit report.
Malaysia’s Najib and ally charged in 1.6-billion-USD graft case World

Malaysia’s Najib and ally charged in 1.6-billion-USD graft case

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak and an ally on October 25 were charged with allegedly looting USD 1.6 billion of public money, the latest accusations against him in the case associated with the scandal-plagued 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund.