The mastermind behind the RM16bn 1MDB con

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It’s one of the biggest thefts in history. More than RM16bn from Malaysian’s state-owned investment fund was siphoned off and the money spent on items including a private jet, a superyacht, mansions and even Hollywood movie The Wolf of Wall Street. The 1MDB corruption scandal toppled the Malaysian government and set off investigations across the globe. Bloomberg Quicktake reports.

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loyal malaysian
loyal malaysian
24 Apr 2021 12.20pm

In Malaysia, the epicenter of the 1MDB scandal, not a single soul has been jailed for wrong doing. Yes, the main culprit is still appealing his fine and jail term.

To me, this is symptomatic of the 1MDB scandal. We were told Goldman Sachs threw a party to celebrate getting away with peanuts from the current PN govt.

For the man in the street, we do not see the returns from the 1MDB scandal.

It is the elites now that is pocketing … money.