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Malaysia selling fugitive tycoon’s $130 million superyacht

In February Malaysia seized fugitive tycoon Taek Jho Low's superyacht Equanimity. It is now up for sale as the government attempts to recoup funds from a billion-dollar scandal tied to the 1MDB investment fund.

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