Ex-Goldman banker extradited to US to face 1MDB charges

Pedro Gonçalves
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A former Goldman Sachs banker has been extradited from Malaysia to the US to face criminal charges connected to the $4.5bn corruption scandal at the 1MDB state investment fund. Malaysian Roger Ng has been detained in Kuala Lumpur since Nov. 1, shortly after the US Department of Justice (DoJ) announced charges against him for allegedly laundering funds diverted from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund. He left Goldman Sachs in 2014. Malaysia's attorney general said Roger Ng had been transferred to the US for 10 months, after which he would be returned to face charges in his ho...

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