by Lynde Langdon
Posted 7/03/18, 11:08 am
Malaysian police arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday, punctuating the downfall of one of the country’s wealthiest political families. Authorities accuse Najib of stealing billions of dollars from a state investment fund he set up when he took power in 2009. Police have seized truckloads of luggage filled with cash, jewelry, and designer bags worth $272 million from his home and other properties. Najib’s father and uncle served as Malaysia’s second and third prime ministers, respectively.