KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng has been sent to the United States to face charges over 1MDB-related offences in a deal worked out between Malaysian investigators and the US Department of Justice (DOJ).

The US had asked for Ng, a Malaysian, to be extradited. Ng initially fought the extradition in a Malaysian court but later changed his mind and volunteered to go. However, Malaysian investigators objected, as Ng was already charged here for similar 1MDB offences.

But an agreement was finally worked out between the two authorities last week.

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