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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Najib’s wife arrested for laundering 1MDB money

Rosmah MansorThe Malaysian anti-corruption agency arrested ex-PM Najib Razak’s wife Wednesday for laundering money looted from the 1MDB sovereign wealth fund.

Rosmah Mansor, 66, will “face several charges” for her role in the 1MDB scandal, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission said.… Continue Reading

Jho Low party boat sails into Malaysia

The $250 million super yacht once belonging to 1MDB fugitive Low Taek Jho docked in Malaysia Tuesday.

The Equanimity arrived at Malaysia’s Port Klang flanked by Malaysian navy boats. Images and videos of the vessel appeared on Twitter the same day.… Continue Reading

Najib charged with money laundering

Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak was charged Wednesday with three counts of money laundering tied to the looting of billions of dollars from a government sovereign wealth fund.

Police in Malaysia said Najib stole about $10 million from a unit of 1MDB called SRC International.… Continue Reading

How do kleptocrats spend the money?

Last week police in Malaysia arrested former prime minister Najib Razak after seizing $273 million of loot from his houses and condos.

Prosecutors think Najib and his wife bought the loot with money stolen from Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, 1MDB.… Continue Reading

Shah and Grant: How to steal billions

From 2009 to at least 2013, private individuals were allegedly able to siphon off more than $3.5 billion from the wealth fund of Malaysia and go on a high-end luxury shopping spree in several countries including the United States, the United Kingdom and Switzerland for property, museum-quality art and a private jet. … Continue Reading