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💰1MDB Global Scandal💰

What is 1MDB?

Short for 1Malaysia Development Berhad (which means limited), the fund was set up in 2009 by then-Prime Minister Najib Razak to invest government revenues in real estate

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Questions arose in early 2015 when the fund failed to meet payments on $11 billion in debt.

🔑The WSJ then published documents showing that about $700M from 1MDB-linked entities had ended up in Najib’s personal bank accounts just before elections in 2013.
latimes.com/world/la-fg-ma…
By far the largest transactions that flowed into Malaysian PM Najib’s accounts were two deposits of $620M & $61M in March 2013, during a heated election campaign in Malaysia.
wsj.com/amp/articles/m…
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😎Espionage😎

WikiLeaks Founder JAssange Charged With 18 New Counts including violating the espionage act.

Anyone “publishing” anything on a website does not make one a “Journalist.”

Publishing anything stolen that endangers lives or compromises our NatSec is NOT journalism.
😎Espionage2😎

Prosecutors, said the WikiLeaks databases had close to 90,000 Afghanistan war-related significant activity reports, 400,000 Iraq war-related significant activities reports, 800 Guantanamo Bay detainee assessment briefs, and 250,000 State Department cables
😎Espionage3😎

The TS info Manning stole (at JA’s direction), JA subsequently posted named local Afghanis & Iraqis assisting US & coalition forces, putting them at grave risk.

Further Osama Bin Laden letter reveals he sought to act on this classified info ‘published’ by JA/WL
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