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💰1MDB - Deutsche Bank💰
💰1MDB - Goldman Sachs💰

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U.S. Investigated Deutsche Bank’s Dealings With Malaysian Fund #1MDB

Justice Department looked into whether German bank violated foreign corruption or anti-money-laundering laws.

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The U.S. Justice Department investigated whether DB violated foreign corruption or anti-money-laundering laws in its work for the 1MDB. fund, which included helping the fund raise $1.2 billion in 2014

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The investigation into Deutsche Bank has been helped in part by a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive, Tim Leissner, who is cooperating with authorities.
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Ex-Fugees Rapper Poised to Be Charged in Case Tied to Obama Funding, 1MDB
Federal prosecutors expected to charge former rap star Pras Michel as soon as Friday with campaign-finance violations related to President Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign
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Michel will be accused in Washington of contributing funds to pro-Obama organizations without disclosing their foreign origin -- specifically Jho Low, who is accused of masterminding a massive diversion of cash from Malaysia’s 1MDB wealth fund.
The charges, as described, are an outgrowth of a sprawling Justice Department investigation into fraud and corruption at 1MDB, a wealth fund that was intended to promote economic development in Malaysia. It was instead treated like a massive slush fund by Jho Low
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The DOJ is going to announce multiple criminal charges related to the multibillion-dollar Malaysian wealth fund scandal, (#1MDB) including against two former Goldman Sachs bankers (Tim Leissner and Roger Ng) and Malaysian financier #JhoLow
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Last July, Prime Minister #NajibRazak was charged with misusing funds over the 1MDB scandal and WSJ reported that #TimLeissner, who arranged offerings that helped Razak's slush fund was negotiating a plea deal in exchange for cooperating with prosecutors.
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Earlier this month Najib Razak's wife, former first lady Rosmah Mansor, who is also facing money-laundering charges was released on bail.
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