Examination-in-chief of ex-1MDB CEO to be completed today

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 17): The prosecution in ex-prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's abuse of power and money laundering trial is expected to complete the examination-in-chief of former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer Mohd Hazem Abdul Rahman at the High Court here today.

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1MDB ex-CEO: Najib pressured me to replace 1MDB auditor

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 15): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had pressured former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer Mohd Hazem Abdul Rahman (pictured) to request audit firm KPMG to conclude the audit of the state fund’s financial statements for 2013 despite certain irregularities it found, the High Court heard today.

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1MDB funds were used for Umno's election campaign during GE13, ex-CEO claims

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 15): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had used part of the US$3 billion raised by 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) — initially intended for the development of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) — to acquire land in Ayer Itam, Penang as part of Umno’s campaigning leading up to the 2013 General Elections (GE13), the High Court heard today.

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