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Malaysia in transition

1MDB probe claims more of Malaysia's old regime

Another Najib aide falls from grace, pointing to widespread involvement

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, was arrested over his alleged role in the 1MDB scandal, and a number of top officials in his government were apparently complicit.   © Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia's ever-expanding investigation into the corruption at 1Malaysia Development Berhad continues to ensnare high-profile figures, including a former aide to ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak, shedding further light on the involvement of top officials and government entities.

Auditor General Madinah Mohamad announced last Saturday that a 2016 audit report on 1MDB had been altered on orders from Shukry Salleh, at the time the chief private secretary to then-leader Najib, and others.

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