#7 – Najib Razak – Prime Minister of Malaysia (current)
The man who stands behind the 1MDB corruption scandal is Najib Razak. He founded the before mentioned 1MDB state development fund several years ago in order to make Kuala Lumpur a financial hub and to boost the economy of Malaysia through investments.
However, Najib’s fund missed several payments it was owing to several Malaysian banks. Later, it was found out that missing money was sitting in Najib’s personal bank accounts.