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Goldman Officers May See Trial as Malaysia Pursues 1MDB Case (1)

Dec. 20, 2019, 9:06 AM

Malaysia’s top prosecutor said he’s ready to ratchet up a criminal case against Goldman Sachs Group Inc. for its role in the 1MDB affair by bringing executives of the U.S. bank to court, as the two sides remain far apart following several rounds of settlement talks.

When the time is right, Malaysia will press ahead with the prosecution of more than a dozen current and former Goldman Sachs directors “because we need them in the dock,” Attorney General Tommy Thomas said in a Friday interview. “The 17 directors committed crime in Malaysia, which is why they are being charged, so ...