English Learning for Curious Minds

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Summary

It's one of the biggest financial frauds in history, and involves bankers, politicians, Hollywood celebrities, and The Wolf of Wall Street.

It's time to find out what happened to the missing Malaysian billions.

Full transcript, key vocabulary, and bonus episodes available on www.leonardoenglish.com

Show Notes

It's one of the biggest financial frauds in history, and involves bankers, politicians, Hollywood celebrities, and The Wolf of Wall Street.

It's time to find out what happened to the missing Malaysian billions.


In today's episode we cover:
  • Najib Razak comes to power in 2009
  • Malaysia and the role of a development fund
  • Enter Jho Low
  • From $1 billion to $10 billion
  • Lavish shopping sprees
  • “Big-spending Malaysian is the mystery man of city club scene”
  • The wildest party in Vegas
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • How the fraud really worked
  • Offshore companies
  • Goldman Sachs
  • How everything came crashing down
  • Najib Razak, Jho Low, and Goldman Sachs in 2020

Full transcript and key vocabulary available on the website www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/1mdb


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