KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG (Reuters) – A lawyer representing former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was charged with money laundering on Thursday, as anti-corruption agents try to retrieve billions of dollars siphoned off from a scandal-plagued state fund.
FILE PHOTO: ITALIAN NATIONAL QUATTROCCHI TALKS TO JOURNALISTS AS HIS LAWYER
MUHAMMAD SHAFEE ABDULLAH SMILES IN KUALA LUMPUR. – REUTERS
The charges against Muhammad Shafee Abdullah come as a blow for Najib who is fighting charges of criminal breach of trust, money laundering and abuse of power at a former unit of state fund 1Malaysia…