Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak after being convicted in July 2020. Photo: AP Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak after being convicted in July 2020. Photo: AP
Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak after being convicted in July 2020. Photo: AP

Explainer |
How 1MDB corruption scandal changed Malaysian politics

  • Former prime minister Najib Razak faces a lengthy jail sentence after being convicted in July 2020 for his role in the scandal
  • The US Department of Justice alleges US$4.5 billion was siphoned from the 1MDB state investment fund between 2009 and 2014

Topic |   Malaysia 1MDB scandal
Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak after being convicted in July 2020. Photo: AP Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak after being convicted in July 2020. Photo: AP
Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak after being convicted in July 2020. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE