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Police questioned Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu for a 10th time; his wife’s indictment was delayed. They deny wrongdoing. (Haaretz, AP)

Switzerland is investigating six people for suspected money laundering and bribing foreign officials involving Malaysian state fund 1MDB. The Swiss say the fund used a Ponzi scheme to bribe officials. Malaysia declined to comment. (Reuters, AJE, Bloomberg)

Malaysian police are trying to locate Jho Low, who allegedly is connected to the 1MDB scandal; a Chinese official denied reports he’s on the mainland. Singapore says Hong Kong rejected a 2016 request to arrest him. (Reuters, NST, SCMP, Star, Reuters)

Brazil’s Odebrecht SA signed a new leniency deal. (Reuters)

Saudi Arabia arrested a defense ministry official on bribery charges; his name wasn’t released. (Reuters)

An alleged accomplice to a convicted former Russian anticorruption official is set to go on trial. (RAPSI)


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