Dr M: Malaysia to ask US for US$1bil recovered from Jho Low

Published on 31 Oct 2019 7:07:49 PM

Malaysia will ask the United States to hand over the US$1bil in assets it has recovered from fugitive financier Jho Low, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told reporters during his visit to Johor Baru on Thursday.

The US Justice Department on Wednesday struck a deal to recoup funds allegedly looted from a Malaysian state investment fund by the financier, in a record capture for a US anti-corruption probe.