Harrow schoolboy who makes Wolf of Wall Street look like a pussycat: He threw Gatsby parties with Gwyneth Paltrow and gave a Picasso to DiCaprio… now he faces a £3bn probe into what could be one of the world’s biggest frauds
Jho Low was sent to Harrow sixth form by his businessman father in 1988
Since then he’s been dubbed the ‘Asian Great Gatsby’ for his debauched parties
He was happy to buy the company of famous friends, like Leonardo DiCaprio
Now, the question of where Low got his money has become the subject of intensive investigations across the globe
2017 – How a Malaysian Money Scandal Ensnared Leonardo DiCaprio, Miranda Kerr, and Martin Scorsese
The Wolf of Wall Street, itself a risky investment, almost wasn’t made. That’s right: Every banker bro’s favorite cinematic ode to Quaaludes and deregulation only made it to theaters by the grace of a mysterious production company named Red Granite Pictures. Founded by Riza Aziz, the stepson of the current prime minister of Malaysia, Red Granite Pictures gave more than $100 million to see DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese’s 2013 film to completion. At the time, DiCaprio was praised for his performance; little did he know that he was pulling off a simultaneous role as “Hollywood Actor 1,” an A-lister who found himself embroiled in a large-scale Malaysian money-laundering scandal. To hear the Department of Justice tell it, what was going on behind the scenes of The Wolf of Wall Street was every bit as debaucherous—not to mention criminal—as anything in the script.
To boil down a long and growing list of allegations, Red Granite Pictures was potentially investing money that had been pilfered from 1MDB, a fund that was set up by the prime minister of Malaysia in order to jumpstart economic development. According to the complaints, more than $3.5 billion was misappropriated from the 1MDB fund from 2009 through 2015. Instead of, say, improving the well-being of the Malaysian people, 1MDB money was allegedly used to fund films like The Wolf of Wall Street and to purchase:
Greedy Stars Trapped In Money-Laundering Probe – Slimy movie producer ripping off taxpayers!
By National ENQUIRER Staff