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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

May 25 2018

Malaysian police probing 1MDB seized over $28 million in cash, 400-plus handbags

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian police said on Friday that cash worth 114 million ringgit ($28.6 million) and over 400 luxury handbags were seized from several apartments as part of an anti-graft probe into a state fund founded by former prime minister Najib Razak.

May 24 2018

Malaysia's anti-graft agents take ex-PM's statement, meet whistleblower

KUALA LUMPUR Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak, whose near 10-year rule ended two weeks ago, returned to an anti-graft agency on Thursday to resume his explanation for the suspicious transfers of $10.6 million dollars into his bank account. | Video

May 22 2018

Ousted Malaysian government accused of covering up scandal at state fund

KUALA LUMPUR The government of ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak deceived parliament over the finances of state fund 1MDB and suppressed an investigation by intimidating and purging anti-corruption agents, officials said on Tuesday.

May 22 2018

Catharsis for Malaysia graft buster recounting threats endured over scandal

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian anti-graft agent Mohd Shukri Abdull's eyes welled with tears on Tuesday as he recalled death threats and how he was branded a traitor, while nearby, officers took a statement from the main target of his investigation, ex-premier Najib Razak.

May 22 2018

Catharsis for Malaysia graft buster recounting threats endured over scandal

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian anti-graft agent Mohd Shukri Abdull's eyes welled with tears on Tuesday as he recalled death threats and how he was branded a traitor, while nearby, officers took a statement from the main target of his investigation, ex-premier Najib Razak.

May 22 2018

Malaysia's embattled Najib questioned by anti-corruption agency

KUALA LUMPUR Embattled former Prime Minister Najib Razak arrived at the headquarters of Malaysia's anti-corruption commission on Tuesday, which has ordered him to explain a suspicious transfer of $10.6 million into his bank account.

May 22 2018

Malaysia's anti-graft chief says was threatened while probing 1MDB

KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 The head of Malaysia's anti-graft commission gave an emotional account on Tuesday of how he was harassed and threatened in 2015 while investigating the 1MDB state fund, and said that on one occasion a bullet was sent to his home.

May 18 2018

Ex-Malaysia PM to face graft probe as police seize jewelry, handbags

KUALA LUMPUR Ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been summoned by the anti-graft agency amid a probe into troubled state fund 1MDB, sources said on Friday, after police launched pre-dawn raids on premises linked to Najib and confiscated jewelry, luxury handbags and cash.

May 18 2018

Malaysian anti-graft agency to question former PM Najib

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, will give a statement at a corruption investigation looking into a transfer of millions of dollars from a former unit of state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), three anti-graft agency sources told Reuters.

May 18 2018

Malaysian anti-graft agency to question former PM Najib

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, will give a statement at a corruption investigation looking into a transfer of millions of dollars from a former unit of state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), three anti-graft agency sources told Reuters.

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