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DiCaprio returns Brando Oscar as part of Malaysian laundering probe

LOS ANGELES: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has turned over an Oscar won by Marlon Brando to U.S. investigators probing alleged money laundering by a state-owned Malaysian investment fund, his representatives said on Thursday. DiCaprio has also initiated the return of other, unidentified items that the actor said he accepted as gifts for a charity auction and which originated from people connected to the 1MDB wealth fund, they said in a statement. In July, Hollywood production company Red Granite was accused in a U.S. civil…