Malaysian central bank sends details of own land deal to anti-corruption body

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The Malaysian central bank

Malaysia’s central bank has sent details of its purchase of land from the country’s last government to an official anti-corruption body, it announced on May 24.

Malaysia’s finance minister said the money paid by the central bank for the land had been used by the government of Malaysia’s then prime minister Najib Razak to pay off debts run up by the scandal-hit 1MDB state-owned fund. Senior management at the central bank had been put under pressure to supply the government with funds, said

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