Last year news leaked that Kimora Lee Simmons' new husband Tim Listener was deeply involved a bond scandal that helped sink the Malaysian economy [click here if you missed that].
Turns out theres also a link to the 2013 hit film about securities fraud 'The Wolf of Wall Street...'
From The Daily Mail
More than $100million of the production budget for the hit film The Wolf of Wall Street came from a Malaysian state fund meant to spur local economic development, FBI sources said.
Global investigators in two countries believe that 1Malaysia Development BHD, or 1MDB, moved $155million into Red Granite Pictures, a production company behind the 2013 film adaptation of the book by former stock broker and party boy Jordan Belfort.
The state fund was set up set up seven years ago by the prime minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak. Razak’s stepson, Riza Aziz, is the chairman of Red Granite Pictures, which was set up in 2010.
The investigation into 1MDB led to Goldman Sachs, which helped raise $6.5billion for the fund and now faces a congressional hearing into its Malaysian dealings, according to the New York Post.
The Singapore-based chairman of Goldman’s Southeast Asia operations, Tim Leissner, took a leave of absence last month.