Environmental Group Demands Leo DiCaprio Return ‘Stolen Money’
The ongoing controversy involving the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s alleged ties to an international embezzlement scandal has intensified after the Bruno Manser Fund, a Swiss-based foundation, challenged the troubled charity to return questionable donations.
Earlier this month, DiCaprio’s environmental-focused charitable organization was the subject of news reports linking it to a $3 billion Malaysian embezzlement scheme. The Oscar winner’s foundation, which focuses on climate change initiatives, allegedly received major donations tied to money misappropriated from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB that had been earmarked for development in the Southeast Asian country. – READ MORE