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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

MAIN THREAD #1MDB
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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💰Qatar Blockade & Kush’s 666 bailout.

The troubling overlap between Jared Kushner's business interests and US foreign policy
📌A congressional inquiry has raised the possibility that Kushner supported a blockade of a US ally as payback because it would not fund his family’s business
theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
🔑In May 2017, Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon, met for a private dinner with top leaders of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. #Otaiba?

The pair learned of a plan by US allies Saudi & Qatar to impose a blockade on another US ally, Qatar.
theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
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💰Qatar - Russia/Rosnef - Qatari Sovereign Wealth Fund & TeamTrump

Quick overview of some 🔑 intersections.
🔑Aug 2016 Manafort & Tom Barrack went on a cruise where they met one of the world’s richest men, Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, the former prime minister of Qatar.

🔑Until 2013, Mr. Al Thani presided over the country’s $230B sovereign wealth fund.
nytimes.com/2018/12/13/us/…
💰Qatari SWF, Russia & Rosnef

12/16: Russian state bank secretly financed Rosneft sale after foreign buyers balked

Based on accounts from five of the sources, the value of the Russian loan to the Qatari sovereign wealth fund is around $6 billion.
reuters.com/article/us-ros…
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