Billion Dollar Whale

Billion Dollar Whale

Billion Dollar Whale

The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World

The extraordinary, instant New York Times bestseller.  Ultimately, exposing how a “modern Gatsby” swindled over $5 billion. Chiefly, aided by Goldman Sachs. Consequently, a tale of finance run amok. Accordingly, an insight into Hollywood egos. As well as, Investment Bankers greed. Together, supporting what became “the heist of the century”.

It was 2009. With, the dust yet to settle on the financial crisis. In essence, a mild-mannered Wharton grad set in motion a fraud of unprecedented gall and magnitude. Ultimately, it would come to symbolize the next great threat to the global financial system.

The scandal is known as 1MDB. Chiefly, and the man behind it, Jho Low. Markedly, a figure so preposterous he might seem made up.

Billion Dollar Whale is an exceptionally well researched. Consequently, fast-paced and engaging read. The inside story of Jho Low is full of intrigue. Moving, from Hollywood celebrity parties. Too, designer yachts and corporate boardrooms of the leading Investment Banks.  Above all, the manipulative lives of politicians and fund managers.

A highly recommended and enjoyable read. Markedly, highlighting everything that is wrong society today. Specifically, greed and materialism. As a result, of the politically motivated. And, money-driven world, we are surrounded by.

CNBC – Malaysia fund charges Goldman Sachs


CNBC 17 Dec 2018: Goldman’s 1MDB mess deepens Malaysia demanding GS repay $7.5 Billion


CNBC 3 April 2019: Jho Low’s 1MDB-linked superyacht


US returns US$300 million in stolen 1MDB funds to Malaysia


1MDB scandal: US recovers another US$49 million siphoned from Malaysian fund


Mansion July 2020: The former superyacht of fugitive Malaysian financier Jho Low is back up for sale


CNBC 28 July 2020: Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak found guilty of seven charges related to 1MDB scandal


CNBC 29 July 2020: Malaysian opposition leader says Najib’s conviction is ‘renewed hope’ for the country


Yahoo Finance: Goldman-malaysia-sign-final-deal


malaysia-scandal-costs-goldman $2,8bn


Financial Times https: Goldman_pays_up_for_M1DB


The Guardian 7 Feb 2021: arrest-warrant-served-on-uk-law-firm-over-alleged-1mdb-assets


The Edge Markets 10 May 2021: 1mdb-files-multibillion-suits-against-deutsche-bank-coutts-jp-morgan-wong-partners-and


Bloomberg News 10 may 2021: Malaysia-1mdb-sues-2-global-firms-others-to-recoup-23b-assets 3 June 2021: malaysia-says-deloitte-paid-80-mln-1mdb-settlement-2021-06-03/


The edge July 9: 1mdb-and-msian-government-sue-kpmg-partners-us564-billion


The Guardian- Feb 14th 2022 – 1mdb-goldman-sachs-roger-ng-corruption-trial


BBC – IMdb Update Feb 2022


1mdb. Update @ 27 Feb 2023

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