1MDB trial: Jho Low’s code name for Najib Razak was ‘Optimus Prime’, Malaysian court hears



Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was referred to as “OP” – short for the character Optimus Prime, from the Transformers franchise – by fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, Malaysia’s High Court heard on Tuesday.Najib is on trial over a slew of corruption charges linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MBD) scandal, in which US$4.5 billion was allegedly embezzled from the state investment company.Joanna Yu Ging Ping, Najib’s relationship manager at Malaysian lender AmBank… ......

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