1MDB money from Najib all spent, BN lawyers tell court

Onus on prosecution to prove the RM1 million it seeks to forfeit is ill-gotten gains, they say.

By Bede Hong · 1 day ago · 1 comment

1MDB money from Najib all spent, BN lawyers tell court

March 11 hearing for govt bid to forfeit Najib-linked valuables

Application to confiscate RM680 million worth of goods linked to 1MDB to be heard next month.

By Bede Hong · 1 day ago

March 11 hearing for govt bid to forfeit Najib-linked valuables

Prosecution challenges judge’s order to return 1MDB money to Umno, MCA, companies

Filing made after Judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan rules no definitive proof monies came from unlawful activity.

· 3 days ago

Prosecution challenges judge’s order to return 1MDB money to Umno, MCA, companies

Inspection of seized goods by Najib, family, postponed

Bank Negara cites security issues for delay in allowing ex-PM to survey items held in 1MDB probe.

· 6 days ago

Inspection of seized goods by Najib, family, postponed

Saudi donation went into Najib’s accounts ‘to avoid complications’

Ex-PM tells former Islamic affairs minister, envoy that late king wanted funds spent on countering Shia influence.

By Bede Hong · 1 week ago · 5 comments

Saudi donation went into Najib’s accounts ‘to avoid complications’


Police set to question Najib, Rosmah, former MACC chief over audio clips

Bukit Aman says 12 people already grilled about recordings of Najib discussing 1MDB scandal.

· 1 week ago

Police set to question Najib, Rosmah, former MACC chief over audio clips

Govt fails bid to recover alleged 1MDB funds from Umno

High court rules money has been used up in the elections, says report.

· 1 week ago

Govt fails bid to recover alleged 1MDB funds from Umno

Najib, family get go-ahead to inspect seized items

Former PM given 2 weeks to arrange viewing of bags, luxury watches and cash removed during raids.

By Bede Hong · 2 weeks ago

Najib, family get go-ahead to inspect seized items

Pekan Umno withdraws appeal in 1MDB suit

Case to resume at high court, with MACC looking to recover RM700,000.

· 3 weeks ago

Pekan Umno withdraws appeal in 1MDB suit

A week of denials as Najib wins right to examine own signatures

Ex-PM's forgery defence nothing but an 'afterthought', say prosecutors.

By Bede Hong · 3 weeks ago

A week of denials as Najib wins right to examine own signatures

‘Real-life’ Wolf of Wall Street sues Red Granite

Convicted stockbroker files US$300 million against production house owned by Najib Razak’s stepson, reports the Los Angeles Times.

· 3 weeks ago

‘Real-life’ Wolf of Wall Street sues Red Granite

Aussie handwriting expert to verify Najib’s signatures on week of February 10

Examination will take only two days, says defence lawyer.

· 4 weeks ago

Aussie handwriting expert to verify Najib’s signatures on week of February 10

I never checked with Arab donor after returning US$620 million, Najib tells court

Ex-PM says he remitted sum to Tanore, which he believed was controlled by his benefactor.

By Bede Hong · 4 weeks ago · 1 comment

I never checked with Arab donor after returning US$620 million, Najib tells court

Those behind 1MDB audit report changes wanted to protect nation and Najib, court hears

Trial hears hours-long recording of meeting chaired by Ali Hamsa in which matter was discussed in 2016.

By Bede Hong · 1 month ago · 1 comment

Those behind 1MDB audit report changes wanted to protect nation and Najib, court hears

A-G gets green light for proceedings against Lokman Adam

Tommy Thomas seeking action against Umno man for allegedly intimidating 1MDB trial witness.

· 1 month ago

A-G gets green light for proceedings against Lokman Adam