The skyline of Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the UAE. Photo: EPA

1MDB fugitive Jho Low not hiding in UAE, insists Malaysia’s top cop

  • Financier Low Taek Jho is wanted in several jurisdictions including Singapore for his role in the multibillion-dollar 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal
  • Abdul Hamid Bador dismisses reports he is in the United Arab Emirates, but says he knows where he is – and that people are protecting him
Topic |   Malaysia 1MDB scandal

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The skyline of Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the UAE. Photo: EPA
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Fugitive Malaysian financier Jho Low, pictured in 2015. Photo: AP

1MDB scandal: Jho Low not off the hook despite US$1 billion settlement

  • The US Justice Department says the fugitive Malaysian financier still faces criminal charges in the US, and it will not tolerate its financial system being used for ill gotten gains
  • Low says he is ‘very pleased’ with the comprehensive settlement, which does not constitute an admission of guilt or liability from him
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Fugitive Malaysian financier Jho Low, pictured in 2015. Photo: AP
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