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Police not sabotaging hunt for Jho Low, says IGP

  • Oct 13, 2018
Police are not involved in sabotaging the hunt for fugitive financier Jho Low, said inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun. “As far as I know, PDRM (police) are not invovled. We are looking for him as well and have asked for Interpol's help numerous times although there were some technical problems at the start. “We contacted Interpol directly to ask for help... The latest we found out he was in Hong Kong, but when we sent a team, he slipped into Macau. From Macau, we don't kno
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Daim: Jho Low keeps escaping thanks to Putrajaya moles

  • Oct 8, 2018
Low is wanted by Malaysia and several other countries to facilitate investigations into the 1Malaysia Development Berhad financial scandal. KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 8 — Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho has been able to continue giving authorities the slip due to moles within the civil service and enforcement agencies, Tun Daim Zainuddin has claimed. The former finance minister told a recent interview with Channel NewsAsia that the broker better known as Jho Low had requested to see him to as
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Jho Low’s ‘advisers’ helped to cover tracks, Daim claims

  • Oct 8, 2018
Daim claimed that that there are moles within the authorities helping Low escape.KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 8 — Low Taek Jho is believed to have “advisers” whom he pays handsomely to cover up his tracks, Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) former chairman Tun Daim Zainuddin has claimed. The former finance minister told Channel NewsAsia that the fugitive financier also known as Jho Low had allegedly spent more than US$40 million (RM166 million) on legal fees alone. “He has good advisers. He pai
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Daim - Jho Low's 'immunity' request rejected, evades arrest due to moles

  • Oct 8, 2018
Former Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairperson Daim Zainuddin has reiterated how fugitive businessperson Jho Low had reached out to him.“I don't know what role he's playing. I said why don't you come back and discuss with me first."With the assets, he said he can help us to get back the assets and give us one or two names (of people involved). I said (to ask) them to come to see me,” he added.Daim also revealed that Low's request for immunity in exchange to locate assets linked to 1MDB
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Najib's lawyer hopes Jho Low will turn up, wants to cross-examine him

  • Oct 4, 2018
Former premier Najib Abdul Razak's lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah is hoping that fugitive businessperson Jho Low will turn up for the case involving his client.Responding to a question, he said Low, as a witness, would be able to provide meaning and context to the “millions of documents”.“I hope he turns up because (that way) you can find out the truth.“There are a lot of documents, millions of documents, but you don't have a human being to give evidence to these documents, to provide m
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Dr M says Jho Low seems to know what Malaysian authorities are going to do next

  • Sep 30, 2018
NEW YORK (Sept 29): Malaysian authorities have received some information on the whereabouts of fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, from several parties including Malaysians, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “But he has the capacity to learn ahead about what action we might take and he disappears,” he told the Malaysian media here today. Dr Mahathir said despite facing many difficulties, the authorities are doing their best but unfortunately so far they
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Jho Low knows what we're going to do, and disappears - rues Dr M

  • Sep 29, 2018
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has revealed that fugitive businessperson Jho Low appears to be one step ahead of the Malaysian authorities.“He (Jho Low) seems to have the capacity to learn ahead of what we are going to do,” he told reporters in New York where he is attending the UN general assembly.According to Bernama, Mahathir said this when quizzed on the whereabouts of Jho Low, who has been described as the mastermind of the 1MDB scandal.Mahathir said the authorities have received so
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PM: 'Private efforts' being made to repatriate Jho Low from China

  • Sep 27, 2018
Putrajaya is looking at "private efforts" to repatriate fugitive businessperson Jho Low from China, says Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.“It is quite tricky for us to accuse China of hiding him, so we are trying to work out some ways or private efforts to get back Low from China,” he was quoted as saying by The Star.He said this when asked about whether Low was in China, during a meeting with the US Council on Foreign Relations in New York.Mahathir also rubbished allegations that Low migh
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Jho Low has not contacted us - PM’s aide

  • Sep 26, 2018
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his entourage, who are in New York, have not received any contact from fugitive businessperson Low Taek Jho, an aide to the premier has confirmed. “All meetings here are requested by the people who want to meet him (Mahathir). The prime minister has Wisma Putra to handle and arrange it. “What we know so far (is that) Low has not come into contact with any of us here in New York,” the prime minister's media aide Endie Shazlie told Malaysiakini wh
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Come clean on Jho Low story, Rewcastle-Brown tells WSJ journo

  • Sep 26, 2018
Clare Rewcastle-Brown, the editor of a website that chronicled the 1MDB saga, today challenged a journalist who co-authored a book about the alleged role of fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, in the scandal to come clean over the source of his information.Jho Low, who is mired in the controversy surrounding the state investment arm, is the subject of the book titled “Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World”.It was written by two Pulitzer-fin
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