KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 – A spokesman of the office of the Attorney General of Switzerland said they was opened an investigation into the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) on Friday. According to Reuters, a spokesman for the agency said that the investigations was be opened into the two entities which owned by 1MDB including an unidentified individual.
“Attorney General’s Office (Switzerland) confirmed that on August 14, 2015, it had opened a criminal investigation against the two entities 1MDB including an unknown individuals. The case involved a ‘foreign public officials believed to be corrupt, dishonest management of public interests and money-laundering’,” the spokesman said.
“It was a follow-up procedure the two communications from the Office of the Complaints Money Laundering in Switzerland.
News of the investigation the case was first reported in Swiss newspaper Le Temps,” he added. A law enforcement agencies finance Switzerland, FINMA on Wednesday said they would like to check if there was a national bank to do business with 1MDB.