It's the corruption case that has gripped Malaysia - the 1MDB state investment fund scandal involves a fugitive fraudster, billions in swindled wealth and a luxury yacht. Now a former prime minister has taken the stand to defend himself.
Prosecutors painted a picture of massive corruption and abuse of power. The second trial is the biggest out of five the former prime minister will face.
Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, has had to answer for a $10.6 million transfer into his bank account. Najib was voted out of office this month, in part over his suspected role in the 1MDB scandal.
US authorities are investigating whether Deutsche Bank violated foreign-corruption or anti-money-laundering laws. The probe is the latest in a series of regulatory and legal troubles afflicting the German lender.
In February Malaysia seized fugitive tycoon Taek Jho Low's superyacht Equanimity. It is now up for sale as the government attempts to recoup funds from a billion-dollar scandal tied to the 1MDB investment fund.
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