Najib's 1MDB denials unbelievable, says Malaysia's Mahathir

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Najib's 1MDB denials unbelievable, says Malaysia's Mahathir

In an interview with Reuters, former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak claimed he didn't know anything about state funds appearing in his personal bank account amid the multi-billion dollar 1MDB scandal. Current Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, also interviewed, was incredulous at the denial and said authorities were "looking to bring cases ranging from embezzlement, bribery with government money and abuse of power" against Najib.

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