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US federal government to resume executions after 16 years

'The Justice Department upholds the rule of law – and we owe it to the victims and their families to carry forward the sentence imposed by our justice system,' says US Attorney General Barr.

Jho Low welcomes deal to sell LA mansion, takes veiled jibe...

The wanted businessman says the latest deal to sell a mansion he bought in LA is unlike 'illegal' actions by other countries.

Jho Low happy with latest DoJ deal on return of jewellery

The wanted businessman says he is pleased that the deal will not amount to an admission of wrongdoing on the part of the custodian.

Stake in Jho Low-linked New York hotel sold as part of...

The latest deal for a stake in the hotel follows a series of settlements by the DoJ over assets linked to billions of dollars of money stolen from 1MDB.

Fiat Chrysler to pay more than US$700 million over US diesel...

Fiat Chrysler has denied any wrongdoing and previously said there was never an attempt to create software to cheat emissions rules.

Danske Bank says US probing money laundering claims

A Danske Bank internal probe was unable to determine exactly how much of the money that passed through the branch between 2007 and 2015 may have been laundered.

US prosecutors target Goldman Sachs in 1MDB probe

The DoJ has given control of the investigation to federal prosecutors in Brooklyn who are 'intensively focused' on Goldman's role.

Glencore unit gets US subpoena on compliance with money-laundering laws

Shares in Glencore, a major exporter of Nigerian and Venezuelan crude, fell more than 10% in early London trade. The company was the top loser on the British bluechip index.

Revisited: 20 key people in the DoJ civil lawsuit

Some have been named, some identities can be guessed, in the civil forfeiture lawsuit filed by the US Department of Justice last year to freeze billions of dollars in assets linked to the troubled firm.

DoJ says pursuing investigations related to 1MDB

The DoJ says whenever possible, recovered assets will be used to benefit those harmed by the alleged acts of corruption and abuse of office.

Report: US DoJ seeks custody of ‘Jho Low’s yacht’

Court papers filed in California court yesterday repeats allegation that luxury yacht purchased with funds 'stolen from 1MDB'.

Jho Low: Yacht seizure part of DoJ’s global ‘overreach’

Spokesperson for Malaysian businessman calls investigation by US DoJ 'deeply flawed with politically-motivated allegations' as impropriety has not been proven yet.

Indonesian police seize luxury yacht linked to 1MDB probe

Yacht sought by US Department of Justice as part of its multi-billion dollar corruption investigation has been seized in Bali.

Eugene 2021 organizer put on leave as US track chief

USA Track & Field recently learned that Vin Lananna had recently been contacted by the US Department of Justice.

Austria hands findings on 2003 Eurofighter purchase to US

The documents had been handed over by the Austrian defense ministry around two months ago.

US to probe Apple on updates that slow older iPhones

Investigators are looking into public statements made by Apple regarding software updates that slowed older iPhone models.

Hitting a new Low in 1MDB answer

With former anti-graft officer's statement that MACC must probe into allegations against 1MDB, Tony Pua says it confirms that Minister in PM's Dept Paul Low was wrong.

Report: Luxury NY apartment linked to DoJ’s 1MDB probe for sale

Walker Tower penthouse bought by company allegedly linked to UAE businessman Khadeem Al Qubaisi, for sale below record price of US$51 million, WSJ reports.

EPF strict about SOPs in overseas investment ventures

Deputy Finance Minister Othman Aziz says stringent standard operating procedures are followed before any overseas investment is made.

White House says DoJ’s 1MDB probe ‘apolitical’

Meeting between US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Najib Razak today, is independent of any investigation by Department of Justice, says White House press secretary.

DoJ stay on civil suits a delaying tactic, say Jho Low’s...

Parties involved in United States Department of Justice's '1MDB' civil suits want proceedings to continue, says report.

DoJ, Red Granite file joint request to have 3rd party oversight

However, judge refuses to sign request for a neutral third party to oversee the company's operations until wording in joint petition is changed.

Farcical to hold Royal Commission of Inquiry on 1MDB

We already have a large enough pool of baseline information and evidence that we can use and work on instead of setting-up a new RCI.

Despite suit, Ling insists it’s wrong to take people’s money

Former MCA president also does not rule out taking part in a rally on the DoJ's civil suit related to 1MDB.