Malaysia will forget all about the Goldman Sachs 1MDB scandal for the low low price of $7.5 billion

January 18, 2019


Malaysia’s finance minister has hinted that the country’s government may consider dropping charges against Goldman Sachs over its alleged role in the 1MDB scandal. For a price.

Lim Guan Eng told reporters on Friday that Malaysia would consider a settlement with the bank to the tune of $7.5 billion.

“An apology is just not sufficient. Not enough,” Lim said on Friday, speaking from Malaysia’s administrative capital Putrajaya. “There must be the necessary reparations and compensations.”

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