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Jho Low on Equanimity: Dr M's 'hijacking' of legal proceedings 'embarrassing

  • Aug 12, 2018
Fugitive businessperson Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, has accused Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad of "hijacking" the legal proceedings of other countries in order to acquire the 1MDB-linked superyacht Equanimity. In a statement from Low's spokesperson, through his lawyers, the controversial financier is insisting Malaysia's seizure of the superyacht Equanimity was illegal. This comes upon Mahathir's insistence yesterday that both the US and Indonesian authorities were on board with Malaysia
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Mahathir to Jho Low: If you want the Equanimity, come and claim it

  • Aug 11, 2018
Fugitive financier Jho Low can come and claim the superyacht Equanimity in Malaysia if he believes he is the rightful owner, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad."(The) only person who wants to take legal action is Low. For him to take legal action, he can come and prove to us that it (the yacht) belongs to him."It (the yacht) is very costly, so we want to know where he got the money (to buy it), and when we trace the money, eventually we will find that the money is from 1MDB," Mahathir said.
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No! Najib denies meeting Jho Low as investigators closed in

  • Aug 1, 2018
Najib Abdul Razak has denied meeting fugitive businessperson Jho Low as investigators closed in on the latter over the 1MDB scandal.When the question was posed to him at the Parliament building this afternoon, the former premier responded with a single word: “No!”According to the Wall Street Journal, which quoted an unnamed former Malaysian official, Najib met Jho Low at the sidelines of the Belt and Road forum in Beijing in May 2017.Two months earlier, US authorities were reported to be pre
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WSJ claims Jho Low's fingerprints on gas pipeline projects

  • Aug 1, 2018
Fugitive businessman Jho Low purportedly had a central role in the two Suria Strategic Energy Resources Sdn Bhd (SSER) gas pipeline projects, which is believed to have been used to launder funds to bailout 1MDB.This is according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, which cited an unnamed former Malaysian official who worked in the Prime Minister's Office.The official also told the publication that former premier Najib Abdul Razak met Low at the sidelines of the Belt and Road forum in Beijing
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Report: Jho Low running his companies while on the run

  • Jul 23, 2018
Fugitive businessperson Low Taek Jho remains actively involved in the running of two of his Hong Kong registered companies despite being on the run, reported the South China Morning Post.According to the report, Low signed two documents on July 9 with the city's companies registry to change the secretary for his private equity firm Jynwel Capital and nonprofit Jynwel Charitable Foundation from B & Mck Nominees to KV Pro Services in Mong Kok.Low serves as CEO of Jynwel Capital, and director o
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IGP: China cops, embassy unable to verify Jho Low arrest

  • Jul 20, 2018
The police have said that neither their China counterparts nor the China embassy in Kuala Lumpur has been able to verify the alleged arrest of fugitive businessperson Low Taek Jho.Inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun added police had also checked with several other parties (“police representatives”) yesterday, but none of them could confirm Low’s alleged arrest.He was met at the Police Training Center in the city after witnessing the handing over of duties ceremony of the chief p
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Jho Low arrested? Dr M unaware, IGP checking

  • Jul 19, 2018
Unconfirmed reports have surfaced claiming that fugitive Malaysian businessperson Jho Low has been arrested in China.However, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he is not aware of the arrest while inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Haron said Bukit Aman was in the process of verifying the information.“I don't know. Thank you for giving me the information. I hope he has been arrested,” Mahathir told reporters in Parliament this morning when quizzed on the reported arrest.Asked if M
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Jho Low using same name on St Kitts and Nevis passport - Immigration DG

  • Jul 14, 2018
Businessperson Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, is believed to be using the same name on the Saint Kitts and Nevis passport which he possesses, said Immigration Director-General Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali."We find that he is still using the same name (Low Taek Jho) on the passport," he said.He added that it was an offence for a Malaysian national to have two passports."In this country, we don't practise dual citizenship, every citizen must have one nationality and one Malaysian passport,” he told the me
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Report: Jho Low may have 'changed his face'

  • Jul 14, 2018
Business tycoon Low Taek Jho (above) may have undergone facial reconstruction surgery and assumed a new identity to evade arrest after the seizure of his superyacht Equanimity earlier this year.This, according to The Star which quoted an anonymous source as claiming police and immigration departments in Malaysia and Singapore believe Low could have had facial reconstruction surgery."We believe he may have altered his features and has assumed an alias," the source is quoted saying.The authorities
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Business as usual at Jho Low's HK firms, says report

  • Jul 14, 2018
Despite having a boss who is wanted by several countries, it is still business as usual at the 1MDB-linked financier Low Taek Jho’s Hong Kong-based firm.This is according to a report by Hong Kong-based news portal HK01, which claims that the businessperson, better known as Jho Low, and his younger brother, Low Taek Szen, had set up Jynwel Capital Limited and Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited in Hong Kong in 2011.On June 26 this year, the portal said they had renamed the two companies Quinto
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