July 21, 2016

"Federal officials charged a $3.5 billion Malaysian money-laundering scheme helped finance the Leonardo DiCaprio movie 'Wolf of Wall Street' — the Hollywood tale that parallels the corruption charges."

Daily News: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak vowed Thursday to “fully cooperate” in the ongoing international probe that stands as the largest U.S. Justice Department asset recovery action in history. by Larry McShane

'“Allow the process to take its course, but I want to say categorically that we are serious about good governance,” said Najib. “We have to establish the facts first.

'“This is a civil action, not a criminal action,” he continued. “Those people involved will have their say through the court process in the United States.”

'U.S. officials seek to recover $1.3 billion of the missing funds, including profits from the Martin Scorsese-directed movie that earned five Oscar nominations.'

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