Tag Archives: Jho Low

October 23

‘Billion Dollar Whale’ author claims Jho Low developed taste for riches at prestigious UK school

Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho’s drive to embezzle billions from the 1Malaysia Development Board (1MDB) fund may have been inspired by his time as a student in one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious boarding schools, said Tom Wright. The Malay Mail’s Jerry Choong reports: The Wall Street Journal’s Asian economics editor and co-author of […]

April 17

Indonesia court rules yacht seizure in 1MDB case invalid

An Indonesian court on Tuesday (April 17) ruled that the seizure of a luxury yacht linked to a US investigation into scandal-ridden state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) was invalid and without legal basis. “We declare the confiscation by police as invalid and legally baseless,” Justice Ratmoho told the hearing at the South Jakarta District Court. […]

August 26

MACC sends notices to ‘missing persons’ families

Notices have been sent to the families of businessman Jho Low and the former top officers of SRC International Sdn Bhd, Nik Faisal Ariff Nik Othman Kamil and Suboh Mohd Yassin, to appear before the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission to assist in its investigations. It is understood that the notices were sent earlier this week, […]

June 24

Swiss man accused of Najib smear plan

Police have arrested a Swiss national they claim leaked information of a Saudi-based energy company to a UK-based news website. Xavier Andre Justo, 49, was arrested at a house on Koh Samui on Monday with computers, hard drives and other data storage devices.  Wassayos Ngamkham of The Bangkok Post reports: Xavier Andre Justo, 49, was […]

May 20

Khairy wants PAC to probe Jho Low over 1MDB, says report

Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin is insisting that businessman Low Taek Jho be investigated by parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) over his involvement in debt-ridden state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), The Star Online reported. He said public speculation over Low’s involvement in the scandal was too great to be ignored, adding that “whatever way […]

December 05

Where is Sarawak Report going with Lindsay Lohan? And Paris Hilton?

The most recent article published by Sarawak Report (Lindsay Lohan – The Latest Hollywood Link To 1MDB!) is, apparently, about 1MDB. Certainly, Sarawak Report has written about 1MDB before and, as a website dedicated to political activism, it is understandable that they would take an interest in an important Federal Government initiative. Much is said […]