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Goldman Banker’s Trial Over Malaysia’s 1MDB Paused – FT

Lawyers said they just learned that a Department of Justice team had failed to provide them and Ng with about 15,500 documents

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Roger Ng, Goldman's former chief for Malaysia, is charged with conspiring to launder money and violate an anti-corruption law. Photo: Reuters.


The trial of Roger Ng, a former banker at Goldman Sachs charged in connection with the multi-billion-dollar Malaysian 1MDB scandal, will be put on hold after US prosecutors admitted they failed to provide thousands of documents to the defence team, the Financial Times reported.

A Department of Justice team had failed to provide the prosecution and the defence with about 15,500 documents from email accounts and a laptop belonging to Tim Leissner, a former Goldman Sachs partner who has been the government’s star witness.

Read the full report: Financial Times.




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George Russell is a freelance writer and editor based in Hong Kong who has lived in Asia since 1996. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New York Post, Variety, Forbes and the South China Morning Post.


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