Xavier Justo

Whistleblower on the 1MDB Financial Scam, Former Director of PetroSaudi Spain

DATE: July 16, 2024
TIME: 8:15 AM-9:30 AM ET
CPEs: 1.4

Xavier Justo, a former Swiss banker, joined PetroSaudi in 2010 handling contracts with Venezuela. He left in 2011 due to discomfort with financial practices. After receiving incriminating documents, he collaborated with journalists to expose the 1MDB scandal, leading to the downfall of Malaysia’s prime minister and his party in 2018

In this session, attendees will hear the story of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) whistleblower, Xavier Justo. Justo is a former PetroSaudi International executive who leaked documents to expose the 1MDB scandal. In retaliation for blowing the whistle, he was falsely imprisoned in Thailand for 18 months. Justo will tell his story and then be interviewed by Brad Monterio, Executive Vice President or Learning. Sales and Licensing at the IIA.

In this session participants will:

  • Identify the whistleblower mistakes that were made.
  • Understand the key facts regarding the scandal
  • Analyze the red flags that were given.