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Anger after Malaysia drops 'Wolf of Wall Street' charges

May 18, 2020 - 6:25 PM

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'

ANGER. In this file photo, Riza Aziz, producer of the Hollywood film 'The Wolf of Wall Street' and stepson of Malaysia's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak, arrives for a court appearance at Duta court in Kuala Lumpur on July 5, 2019. File photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Malaysia drops charges against 'Wolf of Wall Street' producer

May 14, 2020 - 4:58 PM

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

DETAINED. Malaysian producer Riza Aziz will appear in court on Friday, Photo by Mohd Rafsan/AFP

Hollywood producer Riza Aziz arrested in Malaysia over 1MDB scandal

Jul 04, 2019 - 7:25 PM

'The Wolf of Wall Street' producer Riza Aziz was arrested on the suspicion of money laundering

Malaysia's 1MDB financed 'Wolf of Wall Street' – report

Apr 02, 2016 - 7:58 PM

The Wall Street Journal reports that Red Granite Pictures came up with the money needed to turn the film into reality The small production company s co chairman is identified as Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak s stepson

EMBATTLED. The 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) logo is seen on a billboard at the funds flagship Tun Razak Exchange under-development site in Kuala Lumpur on July 8, 2015. Manan Vatsyayana/AFP