‘M’sians defrauded on enormous scale, 1MDB funds used to pay gambling debts’ – Malaysiakini (subscription)

1MDB funds were used to pay for gambling debts in Las Vegas, said US investigators. “Funds were stolen under the pretense of a 1MDB investment in oil exploration. “On paper the US$1 billion was for resource rights, instead (it was) used for personal enrichment…(including) gambling debts in Las Vegas casions, a luxury yacht, interior decorators…

US Seeks $1 Billion in Asset Seizures Tied to Malaysian Fund 1MDB – Wall Street Journal

Updated July 20, 2016 9:59 a.m. ET The Justice Department filed civil-forfeiture complaints against more than $1 billion of assets allegedly acquired using funds misappropriated from a Malaysian economic development fund, according to court filings made public Wednesday. The assets, which were purchased by the stepson of Malaysias prime minister and people connected to the…

A Theory: Donald Trump’s Ex-Campaign Manager Deliberately Sabotaged Melania Trump – Gawker

Image: Jim Cooke/Getty Who ultimately inserted Michelle Obamas words into Melania Trumps convention speech? At the root, there can only be two options: Melania herself. A speechwriter. http://gawker.com/melania-trump- The first would be more understandable. If Melania had asked to write the speech herselfas she said she didyou could see how she might have looked over…