1MDB says not contacted by US Department of Justice

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KUALA LUMPUR (July 21): Troubled state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) said it has not been contacted by the US Department of Justice or any other foreign agency in relation to their investigations.

In a statement today in response to a press conference led by the US Attorney General today relating to a civil court action filed by the government of the United States of America (U.S.), 1MDB said it is not a party to the civil suit, does not have any assets in the U.S., nor has it benefited from the various transactions described in the civil suit.

“Furthermore, 1MDB has not been contacted by the US Department of Justice or any other foreign agency in relation to their investigations.

“As previously stated, 1MDB will fully cooperate with any foreign lawful authority, subject to international protocols governing such matters and the advice of the relevant domestic lawful authorities,” it said.