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DOJ probes US Olympic groups’ handling of sex abuse claims

The investigations, which focus mainly on USA gymnastics, stems from the Larry Nassar scandal.

US Department of Justice approves T-Mobile, Sprint tie-up

The US Justice Department says it is greenlighting T-Mobile US Inc’s request to acquire rival Sprint Corp.

Ford says US opened criminal probe over vehicle emissions

The American automaker stressed that the probe did not involve "defeat devices" that have cost German automaker Volkswagen billions of dollars.

El Chapo’s sons killed Mexican journalist Javier Valdez, says witness

Damaso Lopez Nunez, known as "The Lawyer," testifies that the slain journalist who specialised in drug trafficking reporting ignored his compadre's sons warning and got himself killed.

Leonardo DiCaprio testifies in 1MDB case in the US

The actor, who was taken into the courthouse without being seen, is believed to have testified about his relationship with fugitive Jho Low.

Airbus shares plunge 6% after Le Monde reports US probe

The US Department of Justice reportedly opened a probe for 'improper practices' at the end of 2017.

Gobind to AG: You’re applying wrong logic over Jho Low-related yacht

The MP for Puchong says it is not a question of whether the yacht Equanimity belongs to Malaysia but whether it’s seizure can help in probes into any wrongdoing.

Report: Jho Low living it up between Shanghai hotel and super...

Saying Low is going back-and-forth between Shanghai and his yacht, The Australian details the Low family’s activities in Australia, adding that Australian police have started a probe into 1MDB.

Nothing good will come of politically motivated RCIs

Public has almost no confidence in the government, and is not very bothered about findings of forex trading scandals and such.

Enough evidence for MACC to probe 1MDB, says ex-anti-graft officer

Saying court proceedings in Singapore, and the US Department of Justice’s reports, can be used in investigations into 1MDB, a former state ACA chief adds there will be no overlap with any police probe as police deal with Penal Code offences.

Why Washington?

After the visit by Saudi King Salman and a meeting with China's President Xi Jinping, the PM is cementing his reputation as a leader sought after by the masters of our universe.

Unusual move by US over 1MDB-linked Red Granite Pictures

US prosecutors have named the CFO of Red Granite Pictures to provide oversight of the company while a forfeiture case over graft allegedly involving 1MDB is being settled.

US Congress acts to audit shell companies after 1MDB scandal

Bills have been introduced in Congress requiring detailed information on principals behind shell companies to be supplied to the Treasury Department.

Apandi’s argument is flawed

Attorney-General Mohamed Apandi Ali should be more concerned over how 1MDB’s money got embezzled far and wide across the globe and into these jurisdictions.

More trouble for Red Granite Pictures?

Report raises possibility the US Department of Justice may go after the latest movie being shot by Red Granite, a remake of the classic Steve McQueen's Papillon.

DoJ says its court filings based on reasonable facts

It warns, though, that people should not conclude that those named in its documents are guilty, or even innocent.

Amanah: Scandalous that AG not acting on DoJ’s 1MDB revelations

Amanah strategy director Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad says officialdom should not bury their heads in the sand as the alleged fraud in 1MDB has brought infamy to the nation and its legal system.

Doubting the US DoJ?

In the last 60 years of Malaysia’s existence, has the US Department of Justice at any time seized our assets and hassled our people?

DAP slams Salleh’s ‘treason’ claim over DoJ suit

Puchong MP Gobind Singh says Umno minister Salleh Said Keruak should ask his boss to answer the allegations made in the United States instead of turning on opposition.

The role of the Malaysian AG in political scandals

The AG's quick dismissal of the DoJ's second suit and his vigorous defence of the Prime Minister against any criminal wrongdoing has raised eyebrows.

Will Irwan Serigar do the right thing after DoJ revelations?

As the Treasurer-General, the most senior Finance Ministry official in the country, he must take the bull by the horns and uncover all the skeletons in the closet.

PM’s aide questions motive in latest US suit over 1MDB

It regrets that the DoJ has not sought the cooperation of the government and 1MDB, and suggests the allegations may be construed as interference in domestic affairs.

US links US$2.2 billion deal involving Jho Low to 1MDB

WSJ reports US$50 million that Jho Low paid for purchase of energy firm allegedly came from 1MDB, and that Low made US$350 million from this deal which he allegedly used to purchase London properties.

US moves to seize properties in London allegedly linked to 1MDB

The US Department of Justice says in latest lawsuit against Malaysian Jho Low that three properties he owns in London were bought with funds ‘traceable’ to 1MDB.