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Leonardo DiCaprio Had To Give Up His Oscar (Well, AN Oscar) Amid Federal Embezzlement Investigation!

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And the Oscar goes to… the federal government!!

Leonardo DiCaprio has turned over an Academy Award to authorities investigating alleged money laundering and corruption involving Red Granite Pictures. Thankfully it wasn't HIS Oscar that he won for The Revenant — they would have had to fight him momma grizzly-style for that one!

On Thursday, feds filed a new complaint claiming that backing for Red Granite films came from stolen Malaysian funds, and that Leo had been gifted artwork purchased with the embezzled money.

Officials are aiming to seize rights to the Red Granite-produced films Dumb and Dumber To and Daddy's Home, asserting that tens of millions of dollars used to make these movies trace back to foreign corruption!

Related: Leo Has Strong Words For Donald Trump!

This complaint can be traced back to similar litigation filed last year, which claimed the film The Wolf of Wall Street (ironic, no?) was funded with assets from a fund called 1Malaysia Development Berdhard (1MBD) and divided into shell companies.

Some of that money is said to have filtered into Red Granite, which is run by Riza Aziz — the stepson of Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak. A portion of the $4.5 billion allegedly embezzled went to "to fund the co-conspirators' lavish

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