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Najib Razak's lawyers argue the 66-year-old is ignorant of the transactions into his accounts from a former unit of 1MDB, SRC International, and is a victim of others who masterminded the fraud
Malaysia's former attorney-general Tommy Thomas, who had taken the decision to prosecute the film producer, says the agreement is a 'sweetheart deal for Riza [Aziz] but terrible for Malaysia'
Riza Aziz, who is also the stepson of Malaysia's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak, is accused of allegedly receiving nearly $250 million from the sovereign wealth fund 1MDB
Latheefa Koya, a leading human rights activist who had been head of the anti-corruption commission since June, insists she was not pressured
Muhyiddin Yassin defends his legitimacy as premier, saying he has secured majority support from MPs
Not only does it remove a democratically elected government but it also signals the return to power of the United Malays National Organization, the scandal-plagued party of disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak
Goldman Sachs International, Goldman Sachs (Asia), and Goldman Sachs (Singapore) are accused of giving false statements that led to large sums being misappropriated
Low Taek Jho – commonly known as Jho Low – is accused of playing a major role in plundering billions of dollars from sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad
Rosmah Mansor, wife of ex-prime minister Najib Razak, is on trial for allegedly bankrolling a luxurious lifestyle with kickbacks and stolen public money
A 2016 recording reveals that Malaysia's ex-leader Najib Razak urged Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan to help fabricate a loan agreement for Hollywood producer Riza Aziz
Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak is accused of ordering the killing of a Mongolian woman linked to a major defense deal
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad declines to give a definite pledge to step down
(UPDATED) Najib went on trial in April over the controversy, in a case centering on the transfer of $10.1 million from a former 1MDB unit into his bank accounts. He denies any wrongdoing.
High Court judge Mohamad Nazlan Mohamad Ghazali rules the case is strong enough to go forward and Najib should enter his defense
The whereabouts of Low Taek Jho, who has been charged over the scandal in the US and Malaysia, are a mystery but his representatives now say he has been offered asylum, without naming a country
Jho Low relinquishes the assets under the largest ever US civil forfeiture, intended to recover cash allegedly stolen in the 1MDB scandal which helped topple Malaysia's corruption-plagued former regime.
The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission says it hopes to recover roughly 420 million ringgit ($100 million) from 80 individuals, companies and political parties – including Nazir Razak, the brother of former prime minister Najib Razak
(UPDATED) Wednesday's trial is the biggest, with Najib Razak accused of 21 counts of money-laundering and 4 of abuse of power, on allegations he illicitly obtained 2.28 billion ringgit from 1MDB
With the prosecution now finished, a judge will hear arguments from both sides in October and rule on November 11 whether the case is strong enough to continue
It is the second trial linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad that Najib Razak is due to face since his long-ruling coalition suffered a shock election loss last year.
The city-state is one of several countries that launched probes into allegations that billions of dollars were misappropriated from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB
A spokesman for Jho Low says he is 'pleased to learn that the United States Department of Justice and all the relevant parties are working to amicably resolve these matters'
Najib Razak earlier denies 7 charges related to the theft of 42 million ringgit ($10.2 million) from SRC International, a former 1MDB unit
(UPDATED) Najib Razak faces the first of several trials over his alleged involvement in the looting of sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, a state investment vehicle established to develop the economy of the Southeast Asian nation
(UPDATED) Najib Razak's lawyers have filed an application for the trial to be delayed pending an appeal on a technicality related to the transfer of charges between different courts
Former prime minister Najib Razak and his cronies are accused of stealing $4.5 billion from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB
The Wall Street Journal reports Chinese officials offered in 2016 to help bail out the debt-mired 1MDB, and said they would try to use their influence to get countries to drop investigations into the case
Goldman says in a statement that 'certain members of the former Malaysian government and 1MDB lied to Goldman Sachs, outside counsel and others about the use of proceeds from these transactions'
Goldman subsidiaries and ex-bankers Tim Leissner and Ng Chong Hwa are accused of misappropriating $2.7 billion, bribing officials and giving false statements
Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak has now been hit with a total of 39 charges since losing power, most related to his alleged role in looting 1MDB
Fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho, commonly known as Jho Low, faces new charges of laundering more than $1.0 billion, in a massive corruption scandal surrounding state fund 1MDB
Najib Razak has now been hit with 38 charges since losing power, most of them related to allegations that he and his cronies plundered vast sums from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB
Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a former deputy premier and ally of scandal-mired ex-leader Najib Razak, is accused of crimes that include accepting bribes to award government contracts and money-laundering
(UPDATED) Rosmah Mansor, wife of former prime minister Najib Razak, is released on bail after spending the night in detention at the office of the country's anti-corruption agency
(UPDATED) Rosmah Mansor, the wife of Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak, is apprehended by the Anti-Corruption Commission
Officials are said to be in the final stages of investigating Rosmah Mansor over the alleged looting of state fund 1MDB and she could reportedly be charged soon
Najib is accused of abusing his position to receive funds totally 2.3 billion ringgit ($555 million) between 2011 and 2014
The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission says it had detained Najib as part of its investigations into the fund and 'the entry of 2.6 billion ringgit ($628 million) into his personal account'
Shafee Abdullah is slapped with 4 money laundering charges at the Sessions Court, where he pleaded not guilty and was released on bail
The move is seen as a key step in trying to get Low Taek Jho, who allegedly played a central role in plundering state fund 1MDB, extradited to Malaysia to face justice
The projects include a railway connecting Malaysia's east coast to southern Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, and two gas pipelines
Najib Razak pleads not guilty to 3 counts of money laundering. He faces up to 15 years in jail for each charge.
(UPDATED) Equanimity belongs to Jho Low, an international financier who allegedly played a central role in the 1MDB controversy that has engulfed former prime minister Najib Razak
The Cayman Islands-registered Equanimity is worth $250 million and was bought by a former unofficial adviser of the 1MDB investment fund
Zunar says he would not be 'absolutely happy until the government abolishes the Sedition Act'
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(3rd UPDATE) The first ex-premier in Malaysia to appear before a judge, Najib Razak pleads not guilty to 3 counts of criminal breach of trust and a separate charge that he abused his position to pocket 42 million ringgit
(3rd UPDATE) Najib Razak will be charged Wednesday, a taskforce set up to probe wrongdoing at state fund 1MDB says in a statement, adding he was apprehended 'at his home'
'I think this is the biggest seizure in Malaysian history,' says Amar Singh, the police's head of commercial crime investigations