ing a plea deal with the former bankers for several months, and reportedly charged them with conspiring to commit money laundering and violation of anti-bribery laws. Leissner pleaded guilty, and Ng was arrested in Malaysia. Low, who was also indicted, remains at large.
It is a stark charge against the former Goldman employees, who until now have faced no charges of wrongdoing in the years-long money laundering and embezzlement saga involving the 1Malaysia Development Berhad fund, or 1MDB.
Goldman acted as the primary bond underwriter for the fund. Among its services, it helped raise $6.5 billion for the fund and earned almost $600 million in fees for the bond issuance. Both Leissner and Ng departed the bank over 12 months ago.
Park Lane Hotel
The scandal has stretched from the U.S. to Asia and New York real estate. Developer Steve Witkoff and the Department of Justice reached an agreement to sell the Park Lane Hotel, which Low had invested in. He also bought a $30 million penthouse at the Time Warner Center.
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