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Goldman banker was on outside as others looted 1MDB, defense claims

Roger Ng's attorneys respond to prosecution case as New York fraud trial nears end

Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng is accused of helping to launder hundreds of millions of dollars looted from Malaysia's 1MDB and bribing officials to win business.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- If you are not invited to the meetings to plan the scheme, how can you be in on the crime?

That is the case that ex-Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng's attorneys made in a New York court on Thursday, launching his defense against charges that he helped loot millions of dollars from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

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