US DoJ and Malaysian Official 1
Interesting headlines today, though not on local mainstream media:
1MDB scandal: US Department of Justice seeks recovery of over $1bn defrauded from Malaysian public
In the latest twist in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) announced on Wednesday 20 July that it has filed a civil lawsuit seeking to seize more than £1bn in assets that it claims were embezzled from the state fund.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was not specifically named in the lawsuit, nor is he accused of any wrongdoing. However, the lawsuit filed by the DoJ – one of the largest ever asset seizure sought by the department – has 32 references to a ‘Malaysian Official 1’….