A motorist rides past a hoarding at a construction site funded by 1MDB in Kuala Lumpur in this 2015 file photo. Photo: AFP A motorist rides past a hoarding at a construction site funded by 1MDB in Kuala Lumpur in this 2015 file photo. Photo: AFP
A motorist rides past a hoarding at a construction site funded by 1MDB in Kuala Lumpur in this 2015 file photo. Photo: AFP

US returns US$300 million in stolen 1MDB funds to Malaysia

  • The money comes from assets forfeited last year by financier Jho Low in a Los Angeles federal settlement, including paintings by Vincent van Gogh
  • Prosecutors allege that he used money from 1MDB for bribes and kickbacks to foreign officials, and to pay for luxury real estate, art and jewellery

Topic |   Malaysia 1MDB scandal
A motorist rides past a hoarding at a construction site funded by 1MDB in Kuala Lumpur in this 2015 file photo. Photo: AFP A motorist rides past a hoarding at a construction site funded by 1MDB in Kuala Lumpur in this 2015 file photo. Photo: AFP
A motorist rides past a hoarding at a construction site funded by 1MDB in Kuala Lumpur in this 2015 file photo. Photo: AFP
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