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Ex-Goldman Banker Leissner Has Job in Texas After 1MDB Trial (1)

June 15, 2022, 10:52 PM

Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Tim Leissner, who spent more than a week testifying against his onetime colleague on 1MDB deals, can move to Texas for a new job.

US District Judge Margo Brodie in Brooklyn, New York, on Wednesday approved a change in Leissner’s bail terms, allowing him to relocate. Leissner has been free on $20 million bail since his arrest in June 2018. He pleaded guilty to foreign bribery and money-laundering charges related to the 1MDB scandal in August 2018. Brodie is scheduled to sentence Leissner on July 6.

Tim Leissner
Photographer: Stephanie Keith/Bloomberg

In a letter to Brodie requesting ...