Malaysia rejects Swiss allegations over state fund 1MDB

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Malaysia has rejected allegations from Switzerland that billions of dollars may have been stolen from the South East Asian country's state fund.

Switzerland has been investigating Malaysia's scandal-hit 1MDB fund since last year.

Last week, its Attorney-General Michael Lauber said $4bn (£2.8bn) may be missing from Malaysian state firms.

A Malaysian minister said this was not possible due to extensive audits, and called the statements "premature".

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