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The bizarre story of 1MDB, the Goldman Sachs-backed Malaysian fund that turned into one of the biggest scandals in financial history

It's one of the greatest scandals in financial history. "1MDB" started as a plan to fund Malaysian infrastructure projects but turned into $3 billion problem.

All Malaysian MPs will soon have to declare their assets – and those who lie could get 3 years in jail: Parliament

If you're wondering how much wealth a Malaysian minister has, the answer may soon be a click away.
Rep. Duncan Hunter walks out of the San Diego Federal Courthouse after an arraignment hearing on Thursday, August 23, 2018

Republican congressman illegally used campaign money for his extramarital affairs, DOJ says

The Justice Department accused Rep. Duncan Hunter of illegally spending campaign funds to "carry out a series of intimate relationships."

Malaysia’s anti-corruption chief is quitting before his contract ends – a year after someone sent a bullet to his house

Previously, he admitted he cried after being called a traitor to Malaysia during the 1MDB investigation.

Malaysia seeks forfeiture of assets seized from ex-PM Najib

Najib said the forfeiture action was being used by authorities to delay or avoid returning the assets, which he said were mostly cash belonging to his political party and gifts from various friends and family.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez invented a ‘Corruption Game’ to slam lax government ethics laws during a viral Oversight Committee hearing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez played what she called the "Corruption Game" in the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday.
A yacht in Malta, one of the countries that the EU is examining in its report on "citizenship for sale."

The sale of passports to the super wealthy gives free reign to mobsters and money launderers, Europe warns

Some 20 EU countries, including the UK, Portugal and Spain, offer some level of residency to wealthy non-citizens in return for large investments.

Ivanka Trump wins 16 Chinese trademarks despite shutting down her business

Ivanka Trump's brand won 16 new Chinese trademarks despite shutting down her brand, raising questions of continued conflicts of interest.
Venice's Mose project remains unfinished.

A $6.5 billion sea wall was supposed to stop Venice from flooding. Now, most of the city is underwater.

Officials suspect that a massive flood barrier could have protected Venice from this week's devastating round of storms.