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'Wolf of Wall Street' set Clare on hunt for 'Wolves of 1MDB'

Malaysiakini Team

22 May 2018, 6:58 am

Updated 2 years ago

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Clare Rewcastle-Brown.

That name evokes two distinct reactions. To former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak's administration and BN supporters, it is a name synonymous with fabrication and deceit. To Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's administration and Pakatan Harapan supporters, it is a name synonymous with truth and justice.

The London-based Sarawak Report editor had played a significant role in exposing the 1MDB scandal, which in turn, contributed to BN's shocking defeat in the May 9 general election.

In an interview with Malaysiakini, Rewcastle-Brown, who is currently in Kuala Lumpur, revealed how her expedition into the scandal was prompted by the Oscar-nominated movie "Wolf of Wall Street".

She claimed that prior to the movie's launch in 2014, she had received a tip-off, during Christmas...