Victoria’s secret model Miranda Kerr and “Titanic” superstar Leonardo DiCaprio hit the headlines this week after their names were dragged in a financial scandal. The Malaysian money laundering scam involved Jho Low, a friend of Riza Aziz who founded Red Granite Pictures.

Red Granite Pictures was instrumental for the completion of Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese’s “Wolf of Wall Street” film. The amount of $100 million spent for the film came from 1MDB, a fund set up by the Prime Minister of Malaysia for economic development of the country. $3.5 billion of the fund was embezzled from 2009 to 2015 and part of it was used to finance DiCaprio’s film, to purchase expensive artworks, and to purchase multi-million worth of jewelry and other items as gifts.

The Marlon Brando Oscar was given to Leonardo DiCaprio

Low and Red Granite Pictures gifted the “Before the Flood” star with a Marlon Brando’s “On the Waterfront” Oscar worth $600,000. The actor was also the recipient of other valuables including various expensive artwork as reported by Daily Beast.

Aside from the 42-year-old actor, Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel’s wife Miranda Kerr was also listed as a recipient of Low's gifts. Jho Low, who is the respondent in the high-profile case, was Kerr’s former partner. He showered her with expensive jewelry.

DiCaprio and Kerr have coordinated with the U.S. agents involved in the recovery of the assets purchased out of the fund. The Australian model and ex-wife of Orlando Bloom has returned jewelry amounting to $8 million according to Vogue.

The same was done by “The Revenant” actor. He returned the various artworks that he accepted to be auctioned for the benefit of his foundation. He also returned the Oscar originally won by Marlon Brando. Martin Scorsese, director of “Wolf of Wall Street” was also named as one who benefited from the stolen money.

Many celebrities in Hollywood have association with Jho Low

Low has an association with various Hollywood celebrities like Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, Usher, and Jamie Foxx, among others. The government agents tasked with recovering the laundered fund are looking at other Hollywood celebrities who might have received gifts from the hard-partying scammer.

Robert de Niro’s Tribeca Film Institute has also received a donation from Low which the actor did not deny.

Jho Low’s financial scandal is haunting Hollywood right now. Celebrities might surface returning valuables they received from the subject of the scandal. The Malaysian money laundering crime has gotten into the showbiz industry and has benefited celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Miranda Kerr who are innocent of the source of the money lavished on them.