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Najib: Jho Low told me he was acting on Mid East royal member's behalf

Malaysiakini Team

Published
Modified 29 Jun 2018, 7:11 am

EXCLUSIVE | He led a glamorous life, partied with Hollywood celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Paris Hilton, and dated Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr.

However, Penang-born Low Taek Jho made news around the globe due to his alleged involvement in the 1MDB scandal.

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has accused the 36-year-old financier of siphoning funds from the Malaysian firm to acquire real estate and other items, including a superyacht valued at US$250 million.

In an exclusive interview with Malaysiakini, former premier Najib Abdul Razak, who chaired 1MDB's advisory board, was questioned on the reason Low, better known as Jho Low, had such a significant role in the development fund...

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