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Thu Nov 1, 2018, 09:34 AM

Ex-Goldman bankers face 1MDB charges

Source: BBC

US authorities have brought criminal charges against two former Goldman Sachs bankers and Malaysian financier Jho Low.

The Department of Justice charges stem from the long-running scandal at Malaysia's state development fund, 1MDB.
The claims of corruption played a role in the election defeat earlier this year of Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak.

He has since been charged with corruption in Malaysia, claims that he has denied.

Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46062576

Eliot Broidy is up to his neck in this:

US DoJ investigating Republican party fundraiser over 1MDB probe

The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) is investigating whether longtime Republican party fundraiser Elliott Broidy sought to sell his influence with the Trump administration by offering to deliver US government actions for foreign officials in exchange for tens of millions of dollars, according to three people familiar with the probe.

According to The Washington Post, the DoJ is investigating claims that Broidy sought US$75mil (RM307mil) from a Malaysian business official if DoJ ended its investigation into 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).

The Malaysian probe has examined the role of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak over alleged embezzlement of billions of dollars from the fund.

Broidy also allegedly tried to persuade the Trump government to extradite a Chinese dissident back to his home country, a move sought by Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to two of the people.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/08/18/us-doj-investigating-republican-party-fundraiser/#Lk4Vs9VKjroFQHUB.99

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Thu Nov 1, 2018, 09:38 AM

1. Shocked! Shocked, I say ...

that the Republican Party is in the middle of corruption.

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Thu Nov 1, 2018, 10:11 AM

2. Ha ha ha whassuppp ELLIOT

I think he’s another Roger Stone-style player, ie: he’s so freakin dirty, Mr. Mueller’s just letting him dangle for the time being...like, he’s got more important things to do than worry about the losers like Stone and Broidy

Ha ha ha, which tickles me no end


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