Articles

E.g., 2018-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Indonesian Officials Seize 1MDB-linked Yacht; Hand It Over to FBI Acting on a request from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Indonesian officials seized the luxury yacht Equanimity at Benoa Harbor in Bali, Indonesia on February 28, 2018. On March 8, they... Zarine Kharazian 34 3 2018-03-23 Malaysia Embezzlement
Swiss Regulator Criticizes JP Morgan for Action in 1MDB Case On December 21, 2017, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) finished enforcement proceedings by concluding that the bank seriously violated anti-money laundering regulations by... Bruce Zagaris 34 1 2018-01-05 Malaysia, Switzerland Money Laundering
U.S. Government Moves to Suspend 1MDB Civil Forfeiture Case On August 10, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) moved to suspend the civil forfeiture proceedings against the assets acquired by Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho (also known as Jho Low), and... Bruce Zagaris 33 8 2017-08-18 Malaysia Money Laundering
Progress in 1MDB: Another Conviction and Assets Seized On June 15, 2017, the U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California filed civil forfeiture complaints seeking the forfeiture and recovery of approximately $540 million in assets associated... Bruce Zagaris 33 7 2017-07-21 Malaysia, United States Corruption
Malaysia Again Rejects Swiss Evidence Gathering Request in Swiss 1MDB Investigation as Court Sentences Legislator for Discussing Information from Official Audit  On November 11, 2016, Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauder announced that Malaysian officials had for the second time rejected a Swiss request for evidence into its investigation into as much as $4... Bruce Zagaris 32 11 2016-11-16 Malaysia, Switzerland Asset Forfeiture, Corruption, International Cooperation, Law Enforcement
U.S. and Singapore Bring Forfeiture Actions in 1MDB Scandal On July 20, 2016, U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a civil complaint seeking to forfeit and recover more than $1 billion in assets associated with... Bruce Zagaris 32 8 2016-07-28 Malaysia, Singapore, United States Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Economic Crimes, Information Exchange, Investigation, Law Enforcement, Money Laundering, Organized Crime, Penalties, U.S. Federal Government, White Collar Crime
Foreign Investigations into Malaysian Fund Widen On April 12, 2016, the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) announced the extension of its proceedings on suspicion of embezzlement committed against the Malaysian sovereign fund (the... Bruce Zagaris 32 4 2016-04-22 Cayman Islands, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Switzerland, United States Bribery, Criminal Procedure/Proceedings, Embezzlement, Fraud, Investigation, Money Laundering, Mutual Legal Assistance, Offshore Banking, Offshore trusts