Tag Archives: Xavier Andre Justo

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 26

Who is misleading whom?

THE day before Singapore’s respected The Straits Times daily ran Friday’s exclusive interview with Xavier Andre Justo, their writer had emailed The Edge bosses in Kuala Lumpur for comments on Justo’s disclosures. Justo, who is under Thai police custody, had named The Edge’s owner and publisher in the Bangkok prison interview. But the ST chose […]

July 19

Thai police: News organisation tampered with documents

Thai police today confirmed that a news outlet based in London had tampered with classified documents belonging to Saudi oil company PetroSaudi International. The NST reports: Without naming the news organisation, Thai police spokesman Lt Gen Prawut Thavornsiri said it belonged to a Malaysia-born woman who moved to Britain. He said the news outlet had […]

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 […]

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 […]