Low Taek Jho

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Male
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Low Taek Jho, often called Jho Low, is a Malaysian businessman and international fugitive sought by the authorities in Malaysia, Singapore, and the United States in connection with the 1MDB scandal. He is accused of being the mastermind of the alleged 1MDB fraud.


Membership and Posts

No known memberships


Business and other Relationships

  • Associate of Najib Razak

    Jho Low is alleged to helped facilitate transfer of billions of US dollars in funds from 1MDB sovereign fund into Najib Razak's personal accounts

        • Associate of Tan Kim Loong

          In addition to being named in US Department of Justice filings on 1MDB cases a co-conspirator on money laundering and use of funds misappropriated from 1MDB, the Eric Tan is also wanted by Malaysian police

        • Associate of Ismee bin Ismail

          A meeting of top 1MDB officials, board members and Jho Low took place at Najib Abdul Razak's residence in 2013 to strategise over KPMG's audit of the company.

        • Associate of Lodin Wok Kamaruddin

          A meeting of top 1MDB officials, board members and Jho Low took place at Najib Abdul Razak's residence in 2013 to strategise over KPMG's audit of the company.

        • Associate of Azmi Tahir

          A meeting of top 1MDB officials, board members and Jho Low took place at Najib Abdul Razak's residence in 2013 to strategise over KPMG's audit of the company.

          • Associate of Yeo Jiawei

            BSI Banker sentenced to jail at BSI Singapore for money laundering and cheating for accounts related to 1MDB

                                  • Business Partner of Yak Yew Chew

                                    A meeting of top 1MDB officials, board members and Jho Low took place at Najib Abdul Razak's residence in 2013 to strategise over KPMG's audit of the company.

                                                                                • Employer of Ung Su Ling

                                                                                  Jho Low employed Ung Su Ling when she was with Wynton Private Equity Group Sdn Bhd from 2004 to 2006


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                                                                                                        Photo from Malaysiakini



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                                                                                                        Ownership Statements

                                                                                                        Has ownership or control in the following companies

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                                                                                                        Good Star Ltd

                                                                                                        Benefical Owner: True

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                                                                                                        Interest Level: direct


                                                                                                        Cited on Issues

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                                                                                                        Directly Implicated

                                                                                                        1MDB
                                                                                                        Ahmad Naqib Idris / theedgemarkets.com (13 Aug, 2019).  Jho Low and his four associates fled the country before change of government

                                                                                                        1MDB
                                                                                                        Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid, Malaysiakini (15 Sep, 2020).  Ex-CEO: 1MDB funds used to buy land in Penang, linked to GE13

                                                                                                        1MDB
                                                                                                        US Department of Justice (20 Jul, 2016).  US Department of Justice Case CV 16-16-5362

                                                                                                        1MDB
                                                                                                        US Department of Justice (15 Jun, 2017).  US Department of Justice CV 17-4438

                                                                                                        1MDB
                                                                                                        Zikri Kamarulzaman, Malaysiakini (21 Jul, 2016).  DOJ: Wolf of Wall Street 'lead actor' gambled with Jho Low, Riza

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