IN 2010 GOLDMAN SACHS created a “business standards” committee to try to repair the reputational damage the financial crisis had done. Clients and transactions were to be screened for ethical shortcomings. Charges of money-laundering and bribery filed by federal prosecutors in a Brooklyn court on November 1st suggest that the investment bank had diagnosed a […]
A top Republican fundraiser close to President Trump was in negotiations to earn tens of millions of dollars if the Justice Department dropped its investigation into a multibillion-dollar graft scandal involving a Malaysian state fund, according to emails reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.
The Justice Department is going Hollywood as a way to recover $ 540 million in assets that the US government says were stolen from Malaysia’s troubled state fund. The DOJ is seeking to acquire the rights to movies linked to fraud as part of a corruption probe. On Thursday, the DOJ announced it was filing […]