Swiss Prosecutors Release Their Case Against PetroSaudi Directors For Trial April 2nd

As the next set piece trial prepares to open on 1MDB in Switzerland new details are already starting to emerge about the role played by the PetroSaudi joint venture directors in the heist and what happened to the money they allegedly stole…

Rainforest Tribunal – BMF’s Indictment on Taib Mahmud

In the wake of the final passing of Sarawak’s strongman, Abdul Taib Mahmud, the Swiss NGO have issued their own tribute in the form of a documentary about his deeds. The Rainforest Tribunal was made in answer to the defamation lawsuit issued by Taib’s family members who have objected to the NGO’s claims about the Governor’s unexplained wealth and how they benefitted…..

Boxes of CASH?!

As uncertainties fly amidst official silence and the leakage of extraordinary evidence and pictures, some of which are now confirmed, there is one clear demand that should be made FREEZE ALL TAIB ASSETS!….

Looks Like Najib’s ‘Pardon’ Just Backfired?

Did Najib and his lawyers shoot themselves in the foot by pulling their half-baked royal favour in advance of a far bigger sentence now in prospect over 1MDB? Despite the popular fury they will not be happy either. The all important waiver of guilt they had requested was rebuffed at the highest level, along with hopes of instant freedom……

Is Ragad On Her Way Out Of Town?

Someone seems to be making major moves to leave Demak Jaya, the private home of the now ex-Governor Taib Mahmud. With still no news of his state of health the question is who is leaving and who will remain?……..

Bye Bye Crocodile?

Is Sarawak entering a new era of hope for its people and environment with the departure of Taib Mahmud? One would like to think so… except there are some glaring issues…..

Backdoor Governor?

Whilst Governor Taib Mahmud has been unceremoniously replaced, his elderly former henchmen remain well entrenched and have sought to further strengthen their grip on power in Sarawak – all in the name of increasing ‘autonomy’ for the native people ….

PetroSaudi Trial Will Sit Awkwardly With Haythornthwaite Appointment To Head NatWest

Originally planned for February the much delayed prosecution of PetroSaudi’s directors over 1MDB is now scheduled to start on April 2nd in the Swiss courts. That’s just two weeks before the company’s former COO, Rick Haythornthwaite, is due to become the Chairman of one of the UK’s top banks. It should leave plenty of room for embarrassment as observers ask whether he was a complicit or merely an incompetent COO? ……

1MDB’s Early Players Are Finally Brought To Trial In Switzerland

Almost ten years after the world was alerted to the Heist of the Century Swiss prosecutors have finally brought to trial two nationals identified at the heart of the conspiracy by Sarawak Report. Whistleblower Xavier Justo has called it an opportunity to show the world that Switzerland is “no longer a harbour for stolen money”……..

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