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'Billion Dollar Whale': Book claims Jho Low's 'craved recognition' more than sex

  • Sep 21, 2018
Despite his penchant for surrounding himself with beautiful and famous women, Jho Low craved recognition of his "power and prestige" more than sex, it is claimed in the newly launched book on the fugitive billionaire.Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World, launched on Tuesday, fleshes out the details of Low's big spending and lavish partying ways prior to him being wanted in relation to allegedly siphoning off billions via Malaysia's 1MDB sovereign wealth
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A star-studded, scandal: Jho Low's $5 billion heist

  • Sep 21, 2018
Wall Street Journal reporters Tom Wright and Bradley Hope join 'Squawk Box' to discuss "Billion Dollar Whale", their book on how Malaysian businessman Jho Low managed to pull off one of the largest financial heists in history.http://demirakyat.live/news/3196
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IGP Fuzi should quit over failure to list Jho Low on Interpol

  • Sep 20, 2018
MP SPEAKS | Although I am far from the country as I am now in the Australian capital of Canberra, I am utterly shocked to read of the excuse given by the inspector-general of police (IGP) Mohamad Fuzi Harun about the police problem complying with Interpol protocol to put the 1MDB mastermind and the No. 1 Malaysian international fugitive from justice, Jho Low, on Interpol’s red notice list.Fuzi said Interpol has its own protocol in deciding whether to make the names on its wanted list public, w
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Wising up to a whale of a tale

  • Sep 19, 2018
IF a poll was conducted to ask Malaysians to name their 10 most hated people, Low Taek Jho – also known as Jho Low – would surely be in the top five, if not three. There has been a quick succession of books on the 1Malaysia Dev­elopment Bhd (1MDB) saga and in the one by two Wall Street Journal reporters, Billion Dollar Whale, Low is the central villainous character. Yet for a brief shining moment, this man was the pride of his home state and the nation. Then Penang chief minister
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IGP explains absence of Jho Low's name from Interpol list

  • Sep 19, 2018
Interpol has its own protocol in deciding whether to make the names on its wanted list public, inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun said today. Fuzi was responding to an article published on Utusan Online, which found that the fugitive financier Low Taek Jho and his father Hock Peng were not on Interpol's Red Notice list.The portal reported yesterday that the names of several Malaysians – including former police officer Sirul Azhar Umar, white collar criminal Michael Soosai and
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WSJ journo claims Jho Low used Najib as cover - report

  • Sep 19, 2018
Wall Street Journal reporter Tom Wright has claimed that fugitive financier Low Taek Jho used former premier Najib Abdul Razak as cover so that questions would not be asked about his involvement in 1MDB.He told CNBC that the controversial billionaire ran 1MDB from behind the scenes, and those who dealt with him were overwhelmed by the amount of money and his political backing.Wright and fellow WSJ journalist Bradley Hope are the co-authors of the 400-page Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled
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WSJ writer hopes Jho Low will be brought to justice

  • Sep 18, 2018
The 400-page Billion Dollar Whale – The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood and the World, written by the two journalists from the Wall Street Journal, was launched officially in Manhattan, New York, today. Tom Wright and Bradley Hope, the two authors of Billion Dollar Whale, took three years from 2015 to complete the book, which covers the stories related to state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). During the global launch of the book in New York, Wright said he believe
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Is Jho Low's new website part of a Najib campaign to limit 1MDB damage?

  • Sep 18, 2018
COMMENT | News reports that fugitive billionaire Jho Low had overhauled his personal website to focus on rebutting allegations against him in connection with the international 1MDB corruption and money-laundering scandal kept gnawing at me during my five-hour flight from Kuala Lumpur to Perth.Why had Low, described by two authors - Tom Wright and Bradley Hope in the latest best-selling book on the 1MDB scandal - 'Billion Dollar Whale', as “a silver-tongued con man”, made an attempt at self-d
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Authors of Jho Low book reveal explosive details in US daily

  • Sep 17, 2018
From losing US$2 million at baccarat table to blowing US$85 million on eight months' of partying, 'Billion Dollar Whale' authors tell tale of opulence on how Jho Low uses tax payers money for his sinful endulgements. GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia’s most-wanted fugitive Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, had more cash “at any one time than anyone in history”, claim two American journalists who have written a book detailing his spending habits.They said he spent lavishly on celebrities, alcohol and gamb
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Jho Low overhauls site to focus on 1MDB, deletes entities referred by DOJ

  • Sep 17, 2018
Fugitive Low Taek Jho, who is accused of being a central figure in the multi-billion dollar 1MDB graft scandal, is fighting back.Better known as Jho Low, the fugitive has overhauled his personal site to focus on rebutting allegations about him in relation to the 1MDB scandal.Just last month, the landing page of Low's personal website merely read: "Welcome to the personal website of Jho Low, a global philanthropist, investor and entrepreneur".However, the updated version of his site now reads: "T
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