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Khairuddin rues lightning quick action on forex, standstill on 1MDB

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The speed with which the government is launching an investigation into the decades-old forex scandal is curious, considering no action has been taken against tycoon Low Taek Jho, who is accused by US authorities of money laundering, said former Umno leader Khairuddin Abu Hassan.

The Citizen's Declaration coordinator asked if this situation meant that Low was immune to action.

"The decades old forex scandal had already been investigated and tabled in Parliament in the 1990s, but the police is quick as lightning to set up a special team now.

"Unfortunately, in the case of Low's treachery to the people and nation after allegedly siphoning billions of ringgit, the MACC and police continue to be dead silent...

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