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SRC trial: I thought Jho Low was influential, says Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak took the witness stand at the High Court here today as the first defence witness to answer charges against him relating to SRC International Berhad (SRC) funds. Justice Mohd Nazlan

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Nik Faisal recruited into 1MDB from Jho Low’s company

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court was today told that Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil was recruited into 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) in 2011 from UBG (Utama Banking Group), a company owned by fugitive businessman Jho Low or Low Taek Jho. Former

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We’re working hard to find Jho Low but it’s tough – PM

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is working hard to find fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, to face justice over his role in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. However, he acknowledged

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Jho Low in UAE? It’s a lie, claims IGP

JERANTUT: Claims that fugitive businessman Jho Low is in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are all lies and folk tales, said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador. He said it was illogical and impossible for a person who

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1MDB: Jho Low agrees to return US 1bln in a deal with the US

The US Justice Department yesterday reached a settlement deal with Malaysian financier Jho Low to recover almost US$1 billion in funds the fugitive and his family had misappropriated from Malaysian investment fund, 1MDB. High-level officials of 1MDB and associates including

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1MDB board was unaware of US$1 bil JV fund split

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today was told that the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) board of directors (BOD) was not informed about the decision to split the US$1 billion meant for 1MDB-PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI) joint venture (JV) into US$300

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Jho Low never utilised any funds in Najib’s accounts

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today heard that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low never utilised any of the funds in Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s three current accounts and therefore did not gain anything by depositing

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Shahrol: Jho Low has ties with influential people around the world

KUALA LUMPUR: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low was able to arrange meetings with some leading figures in the world, the High Court was told today. Former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MBD) chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Shahrol Azral

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I lacked experience on financial matters, Jho Low knows it, says 1MDB ex-CEO

KUALA LUMPUR:1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) former chief executive officer (CEO) told the High Court today that he did not have the chance to tell the then Yang Di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin that he had no experience in financial

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1MDB: Ex-CEO became suspicious of Jho Low when probe began

KUALA LUMPUR: Former chief executive officer of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi told the High Court today that he became suspicious of the fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, after the authorities started investigating

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