United States: US charges lobbyist who tried to sway Trump administration on 1MDB cases against Jho Low

US prosecutors have charged a consultant there with illicit lobbying linked to attempts to influence the Trump administration into halting its investigation into the 1MDB global corruption scandal.

The Associated Press (AP) reported that Nickie Lum Davis was charged under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) for failing to declare that he was acting on behalf of fugitive financier Low Taek Jho or Jho Low.

Low has been indicted in the US on charges of money laundering and bribery. He is also at the center of the US Justice Department’s (DoJ) kleptocracy action over 1MDB.

The original full article can be found at malaymail.com

(Photo: Free Malaysia Today)

 

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