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Travel Ban: Najib and Corruption Scandal

travel ban: Mahathir confirmed that he prevented Najib from leaving, according to Vancouver Courier. He said there was sufficient evidence for an investigation into Najib, in reference to the massive corruption scandal involving the 1MDB state fund that Najib set up and is being investigated in the United States and other countries.U.S. investigators say Najib's associates stole and looted 4.5 billion from the fund, with some 700 million landing in Najib's bank account and around 30 million used to buy jewelry for his wife. The immigration department, which initially said there was no travel ban, later issued a statement to say Najib and his wife had been blacklisted from leaving the country. Najib has denied any wrongdoing. We have to act quickly because we don't want to be saddled with extradition from other countries. There are a lot of complaints against him, all of which have to be investigated, Mahathir told a news conference. ( As reported in the news.