Malaysia’s Extravagant Ex-First Lady Lands in Graft Investigators’ Sights

KUALA LUMPUR—With her pink diamonds, brightly colored silk robes and vast collection of Hermès Birkin handbags, former Malaysian first lady Rosmah Mansor for years was a lightning rod for anger over suspected corruption. Cartoonists portrayed her in the mold of Imelda Marcos or Grace Mugabe: a big-spending spouse whose husband’s position kept her in luxury goods.

Now a sharper portrait of the fiery 66-year-old Ms. Rosmah is emerging from interviews with and people close to her, one that paints the wife of former…

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