Riza Aziz charged with money laundering

Published on 5 Jul 2019 9:58:34 AM

The Hollywood producer stepson of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was charged on Friday with money laundering linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

Prosecutors brought five money-laundering charges against Riza Aziz, a co-founder of Hollywood production firm Red Granite Pictures, which was behind the Oscar-nominated film "The Wolf of Wall Street."

Riza, 43, pleaded not guilty to all the charges.