Malaysia’s attorney general mulls criminal and civil action linked to 1MDB investigation

Malaysia’s attorney general on Tuesday said his office was studying possible criminal and civil action in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) case, after receiving investigation papers on the state fund from the anti-graft agency.
Malaysia reopened an investigation into 1MDB following a stunning election victory last month by 92-year-old Mahathir Mohamad, who has vowed to bring back funds allegedly siphoned from 1MDB and punish those responsible.
Former prime minister Najib Razak, who…