1MDB fugitive Jho Low hit with money-laundering charges in Malaysia

Malaysian police on Friday filed criminal charges against fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, who is wanted in connection with a multibillion-dollar money laundering scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
Low, popularly known as Jho Low, is regarded as having been close to former prime minister Najib Razak and has been identified by investigators in Malaysia and the United States as a top suspect in the 1MDB case.
He was slapped with eight charges of money laundering at a court…