The people of Billion Dollar Whale


Two Wall Street Journal journalists, Tom Wright and Bradley Hope wrote a book on the 1MDB scandal which was released on September 18, 2018. The key figure in the book is no other than Jho Low.



Interestingly, Tom Wright is the one who do the most talking on the book with 608 statements, while his co-author Bradley Hope only gave out 75 statements. Meanwhile, the main character in Billion Dollar Whale, Jho Low, did commented on the book, coming out 63 statements. The former Prime Minister Najib Razak who is also heavily involved in the 1MDB scandal took the 3rd spot in the top influencers list with 74 statements.


Looking into the top persons list, Tom Wright remains at the top, appearing in 205 news. Again, Bradley Hope gained lesser fame from the book with only 160 news mentioning his name. But, the main man Jho Low became the runner-up in the top persons list, appearing in 178 news.