Tag Archives: PetroSaudi

October 29

Justo to sue Edge owner Tong, 2 others over PetroSaudi data

Swiss national Xavier Andre Justo will sue the owner of the Edge Media Group and its top executive as well as the founder of Sarawak Report in the High Court in Singapore. Justo wants Tong Kooi Ong; Ho Kay Tat, group chief executive officer and Publisher of The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd; and Clare Rewcastle-Brown, […]

August 14

Ex-PetroSaudi exec to get jail sentence soon: Lawyer

Andre Xavier Justo, the Swiss man who blackmailed his former employer PetroSaudi and then tried to sell data which he stole from the company to a group of people who he said intended to use it to topple Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, will be given a prison sentence in a court in Bangkok possibly […]

July 08

Media plot against Najib may have begun shortly after he became PM

Conspiracies abound. The Rakyat Post reports that it is becoming quite apparent that a third media organisation could be part of a plot to undermine the authority of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, judging from recent reports. So far, Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has named Sarawak Report and The Edge Media group as […]

July 01

Thai police: Justo has admitted to blackmailing and attempting to extort from former boss

Thailand Royal Police are still in the process of investigating the case of former PetroSaudi International executive Xavier Andre Justo although he has admitted to blackmailing and attempting to extort his former employer. Thailand Royal Police spokesman Pol Lt Gen Prawuth Thavornsiri said Justo had admitted to allegations about blackmailing and attempting to extort his former employer. “Yes, he did […]

July 01

Home Ministry issues show-cause letter to The Edge over 1MDB coverage

The Home Ministry has issued a show-cause letter to The Edge over what Putrajaya deemed to be unverified news that was published by the business paper on debt-laden 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). An official with the ministry confirmed that the letter was sent to the publication, but did not reveal further details. “We are […]

June 27

The Edge pulls back after Zahid’s threat

Business weekly says it won’t rely on leaked emails for reports on 1MDB’s business deals Business weekly The Edge, facing a threat of government action against it, has announced it would no longer use leaked emails regarding the troubled government company 1Malaysia Development Bhd. In a statement today, it said: “We will defer to the […]

June 25

Who is Xavier Andre Justo?

THIS morning, New Straits Times readers woke up to images of a heavily tattooed foreigner surrounded by armed officers, held in the custody of the Thai police after a dramatic new development in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) story. The NST report in greater depth: Our exclusive report on the arrest of Swiss national Xavier […]