Lone brave journalist exposes 1MDB scandal

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Clare Rewcastle-Brown has thrown down the gauntlet - Photograph: independent.co.uk

Independent journalist Clare Rewcastle Brown, at the risk of her safety and without the protection of a news organisation, has exposed the flow of billions of public funds from 1MDB. Sarah Hofmann of Fraud Magazine interviews Rewcastle Brown.

Rewcastle Brown’s real story doesn’t fully begin until 2005 when she returned to her birthplace of Sarawak in Malaysia. She was interested in the ongoing, widespread deforestation there and its effect on the native people of the region. As she dug deeper into who was profiting from the destruction of the jungle, she found corruption that began in the local level and climbed all the way up to the national government.

Full story on Fraud Magazine website.

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Lau Chengkeat

We appreciate you MS Clare Rewcastle Brown for your dedication and bravery! God bless you!

Sara Vanan

Tq very much for xposing for right time

Mages Vari

Rakyat should be thankful to her for exposing this heist of the world.