by Ganesh Sahathevan
The following has been extracted from the SarawakReport story
US Securities Commission Bans Tim Leissner And Names Najib Razak For Receiving Bribes
The headline is no exaggeration for the Summary Order includes this paragraph:
Leissner and others instead planned and executed a scheme to misappropriate more than $2.7 billion and distribute the money as bribes and kickbacks to government officials in Malaysia and Abu Dhabi, including but not limited to Najib Razak.
The investigation leading to the above has relied on matters that the US Department Of Justice is believed to have shared with Malaysian authorities since the change in government in May 2018.However, none of this seems to have found its way into the prosecution of Najib Razak in the !MDB trial, which includes a charge of abuse of power.
In addition, with all this (and more) one would expect that the 1MDB asset recovery programme which is under the purview of the Minister for Finance Lim Guan Eng and led by his adviser Tony Pua,would have been well under way, but this is not the case.
The orders below (and the investigations that went into securing the orders) are clearly in Malaysia's favour, but yet the Attorney General's Chambers ,the Minister for Finance and his army of advisers seem to have been unable to take advantage of it. Questions ought to be raised against all concerned and answers, which must be made public. provided immediately.