KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia on Thursday said it had received US$80 million from audit firm Deloitte PLT, as part of a settlement deal related to a multi-billion dollar scandal at 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
Malaysia's finance ministry said in a statement it is also negotiating a settlement with another auditor, KPMG, related to 1MDB. About 16.4 billion ringgit (US$3.98 billion) in seized and repatriated 1MDB funds have been returned to Malaysia to date, the ministry said.
(US$1 = 4.1200 ringgit)
(Reporting by Joseph Sipalan; Editing by Ed Davies)