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Malaysian police seize $ 273 million in an attack on former Prime Minister Najib Razak's possessions



27th June (UPI) – Malaysian police confiscated an estimated $ 273 million in cash, jewelry, handbags, and watches during a raid on former prime minister Najib Razak's property

Police commissioner Amar Singh confirmed officials Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor raided six plots as part of an investigation into his 1Malaysia Development Berhad State Fund

"I think this is the biggest seizure in Malaysian history," Singh said. "Now you can understand why we could not run the count on the premises ourselves because the numbers were just too big."

The police seized more than 1

2,000 items, including $ 12.7 million worth of Hermes handbags, $ 19 million worth of watches from manufacturers such as Rolex, Richard Mille, and Chopard, and 274 designer eyewear from brands such as Cartier, Versace and Dior worth $ 19.4 million

The most expensive item was a gold and diamond necklace worth $ 1.6 million [19659002] Police formed eight teams of more than 150 Officers passed and worked for weeks
analyze the items.

Singh said that Razak and Mansor will be called to make statements regarding the investigation. Attorney General Tommy Thomas is also investigating possible criminal or civil prosecutions after Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad declared that Najib would be charged with bribery and embezzlement of public funds

Mahathir is seeking $ 4.5 billion back in funds likely to be recovered 1MDB have been lost.


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