KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng Chong Hwa, who was supposed to return to Malaysia in March in time for his criminal trial involving 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), is still in the United States as he is facing criminal charges there.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's stepson Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz today agreed to forfeit RM537,000, Sri Lanka rupee 2.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Former Attorney General Tan Sri Tommy Thomas has denied agreeing with the government’s decision to discharge Riza Aziz, stepson of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, from money-laundering charges involving some US$248 million allegedly siphoned from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).
KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): The Sessions Court today granted a request by the prosecution to give a discharge not amounting to an acquittal to Datuk Seri Najib Razak's step-son, Riza Aziz (pictured), who was charged with five counts of money laundering amounting to US$248 million (RM1.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The US has reached a settlement to recover more than US$49 million involving Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), the US Department of Justice (DoJ) said in a Reuters report today.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): The 1MDB-Tanore trial is adjourned, pending the COVID-19 test results of lead defence lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, who today showed the court documentary evidence that he was indeed ordered to go into self-quarantine.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The 1MDB-Tanore trial, which was scheduled to start today after a long hiatus since November, has now been postponed as its lead defence counsel was in proximity to a person who is currently being tested for the COVID-19 virus.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): Sessions Court judge Azman Ahmad will hear the money laundering case involving Datuk Seri Najib Razak's stepson Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz and 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), replacing Sessions Court judge Rozina Ayob, who recused herself last month.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): The High Court today set April 21 as the deadline to submit written submissions in the SRC International Sdn Bhd trial, after the defence closed its case.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 10): Former head of the money laundering unit in the Attorney General’s Chambers Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad told the High Court that when former Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed recommended to the task force in July 2015 that Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak be charged, the investigation papers had yet to be completed.