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Slate Money Criminals: The $5 Billion Fraud

Slate Money

Sep 4 2023 • 41 mins

Felix Salmon and Elizabeth Spiers speak with Tom Wright, the author of Billion Dollar Whale to discuss Malaysian fraudster Jho Low. They talk about how he used political connections to live a lavish lifestyle and buy Leonardo DiCaprio an Oscar.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at to help support our work.  Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit