Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Bernama

1MDB scandal: Malaysia to make claim for US$1 billion in assets recovered from Jho Low, Mahathir Mohamad says

  • The prime minister says there is proof the assets – which include high-end real estate in Beverly Hills and London – were bought with Malaysian money
  • A spokesperson for Low says he was offered asylum in August by a country acting in accordance of the UN universal declaration of human rights
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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Bernama
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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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