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Exclusive: Evidence that Malaysia's Najib received 1MDB funds was ignored, probe panelists say

Reuters  |  KUALA LUMPUR 

By Rozanna LatiffKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) found evidence in late 2015 that 42 million ringgit ($10.6 million) was transferred from a former subsidiary of state fund 1MDB into an account of then Prime Minister Najib Razak, but its recommendation for further investigation was rejected by the attorney general, a member of a panel that reviewed the commission's case files told Reuters. Najib, who was ousted in a shock election loss on May 9, has consistently denied wrongdoing in connection with alleged graft involving 1Malaysia Development Berhad ...

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 11:07 IST
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