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US Seeks Record Recovery of $540M In Case of Looted Sovereign Wealth Fund

WASHINGTON – US authorities on Thursday moved to seize another US$540 million in assets allegedly stolen in Malaysia’s multi-billion-dollar 1MDB fraud and used to fund extravagant spending, the Justice Department announced. Read more

Malaysia Says VX Nerve Agent Used To Kill N. Korean Ruler’s Half Brother

Malaysia — The banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent was used in the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler’s outcast half brother who was poisoned last week at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, police said Friday. Read more

What Killed Kim Jong Nam, Who Did It And Why Still Not Known

Seoul – More than a week has passed since the North Korean leader’s estranged half brother died in Malaysia, but what killed him, who instigated it and why are still unknown. Malaysian authorities have identified several suspects in the death of Kim Jong Nam, but many questions remain. Read more

Two Female Secret Agents Behind Murder of Kim Jong-Un

Kim Jong-nam wrote to Kim Jong-un in 2012 asking his half-brother and the recently anointed dictator of North Korea to spare his life and that of his family, the head of South Korea’s National Intelligence Service revealed on Wednesday. Read more

Kim Jong Un’s Brother DEAD ‘ASSASSINATED’ In Malaysian Airport

Kim Jong -nam, the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, has been killed at an airport in Malaysia by “poison needle-wielding” North Korean agents, according to South Korean media. Read more

Investigators Studying Former 1MDB Official’s Payment To Ex-Goldman Banker Tim Leissner

LONDON – International investigators are examining funds sent by a former official of 1MDB, to a former senior Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker, the Wall Street Journal reports. Read more

Mystery Malaysian High Roller At Center of Global Money Laundering Investigations

He arrived from out of nowhere in 2009, a mysterious, geeky 28-year-old dropping ridiculous amounts of money all over the city. Read more

Goldman’s Ex-Southeast Asia Chairman Tim Leissner Leaves Firm

HONG KONG, — Tim Leissner, the Goldman Sachs Group Inc executive who helped build the investment bank’s Malaysia business, left the firm earlier this month. Read more

World Sailing To Probe Malaysia Visa Refusal To Israelis

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — World Sailing said Sunday it will investigate reports that two Israeli windsurfers and their coach have been refused visas to compete at the Youth Sailing World Championships in Langkawi, Malaysia, saying all international sailors should be allowed to compete. Read more