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Jho Low's lawyers gave reporters the slip

  • Jun 21, 2018
Lawyers representing Jho Low gave reporters the slip after appearing for pre-trial proceedings involving a suit filed by former Umno division head Khairuddin Abu Hassan.Lawyers Rishwant Singh and Francis Ng Aik Guan were believed to have left the courtroom through an exit normally used by judges and court staff after proceedings were held in Justice Ahmad Zaidi Ibrahim chambers.Reporters had waited for the duo outside the courtroom hoping to quiz the duo about their client. In the past, Low’s
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Tan is Jho Low’s most trusted aide

  • Jun 21, 2018
PETALING JAYA: The mysterious Eric Tan Kim Loong (pic) has been with Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, even before the latter made a presence in the scandal-riddled 1Malaysia Development Fund (1MDB).Tan, who was the front for Jho Low in all his banking transactions involving billions of ringgit from 1MDB, is a family friend and business partner to Jho Low’s siblings.He was a shareholder in several companies in Malaysia and Singapore doing business with relatives of Jho Low before he becam
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If Jho Low had not been so extravagant, 1MDB story might not have broke

  • Jun 21, 2018
Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown says if financier Low Taek Jho had not been so extravagant in Las Vegas, the 1Malaysia Development Bhd story might not have broke. WHILE investigations into 1Malaysia Development Bhd are under way in Malaysia, Clare Rewcastle-Brown brought the controversy to the 2018 Global Fraud Conference in Las Vegas yesterday.The Sarawak Report editor, whose whistleblower site has reported exposes on the sovereign wealth fund in recent years, was presented wit
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Missing witnesses a stumbling block in SRC, 1MDB probes

  • Jun 19, 2018
The absence of two key material witnesses – Low Taek Jho and Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil – will delay investigations into SRC International and 1MDB, sources say.A source close to the investigations said that Nik Faisal, the former director of SRC International, is a crucial witness to MACC’s probe into the company, while businessperson Jho Low is the main material witness in the 1MDB case."Basically, the SRC International investigation is the closest to completion. The case is already wrapped
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Cops will do what it takes to arrest Jho Low, says minister

  • Jun 17, 2018
The businessman and four others are being sought for investigations into allegations that as much as US$4.5 billion was siphoned from 1MDB.MUAR: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is confident the police would take the necessary steps to arrest businessman Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, who is being sought in connection with the 1MDB probe, Bernama reported.Jho Low and four others are wanted by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission for investigations into allegations that as much as US$4.
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Lawyer: You can’t give immunity to Jho Low as he is ‘principal offender’

  • Jun 17, 2018
Lawyer N Sivananthan on why Dr Mahathir could not agree to businessman's request for immunity from criminal prosecution.He says it is just a matter of time before Jho Low is arrested by Interpol or the authorities where he is seeking refuge, before being handed over to Malaysia. PETALING JAYA: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho could likely have sought immunity from criminal prosecution in exchange for providing information to a task force investigating state investor 1MDB, a lawyer said.N S
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Mahathir rejects Jho Low’s Dubai offer, says report

  • Jun 14, 2018
Wanted Penang-born businessman was speculated to be seeking immunity from prosecution in connection with 1MDB.PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has rejected an offer for Malaysian investigators to interview wanted Penang-born businessman Low Taek Jho in Dubai, according to the Wall Street Journal.A report in the US financial daily today said Low, who is better known as Jho Low, had told the task force investigating 1MDB yesterday that he was willing to meet them in Dubai.However,
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1MDB task force chief in the dark on plan to meet Jho Low in Dubai

  • Jun 13, 2018
1MDB investigation committee chief Abu Talib Othman said he was not aware of a purported plan by Malaysian investigators to meet Jho Low in Dubai.According to The Malaysian Insight, which cited unnamed government sources, Low's lawyers have initiated discussions with Malaysian authorities, but the sources declined to divulge details.The report also claimed that Low chose Dubai because he was close to the influential stakeholders there.When contacted, Abu Talib said he was in the dark over the su
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Jho Low offers to meet 1MDB investigators in Dubai

  • Jun 13, 2018
Investigators believe Low Taek Jho can help in the effort to recover funds and assets bought with money diverted from 1Malaysia Development Bhd. FUGITIVE financier Low Taek Jho has surfaced in Dubai, and has told the task force investigating 1Malaysia Development Bhd that he was willing to meet them there, government sources said.As a precursor to that meeting, his lawyers are expected have a sit-down with officials from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in Gulf emirate and di
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Report: Jho Low believed to be hiding in Macau

  • Jun 12, 2018
Businessperson Low Taek Jho, a central figure in the 1MDB scandal, is believed to be hiding in Macau, according to The Malaysian Reserve.The newspaper, citing a government source, said authorities are not able to get to Jho Low as there is no extradition treaty with the special administrative region (SAR) of China."The source told The Malaysian Reserve that Low is in Macau and Malaysia does not have an extradition treaty with the former Portuguese colony, famous as one of the world's gambling ha
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