Riza Aziz pleads not guilty to five counts of money laundering involving US$248mil

Published on 5 Jul 2019 2:00:14 PM

The stepson of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz, pleaded not guilty to five charges of money laundering amounting US$248.173mil (RM1.02bil) from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) funds at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court on Friday.

The money was allegedly channelled through Good Star Ltd, a company allegedly linked to fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, the central figure to the 1MDB scandal.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/07/05/najibs-stepson-riza-pleads-not-guilty-to-moneylaundering-charges/