Goldman Sachs unit pleads guilty to U.S. charges over role in 1MDB scandal

FILE PHOTO: The Goldman Sachs company logo is seen in on the floor the New York Stock Exchange in New York, U.S., April 17, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Malaysia, a unit of the Wall Street investment banking group <GS.N>, on Thursday pleaded guilty to U.S. Department of Justice charges over its role in Malaysia’s 1MDB corruption scandal, as it looks to settle a probe that has dogged the bank for years.

(Reporting by Anirban Sen and Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru and Sarah Lynch and Michelle Price in Washington; Editing by Bernard Orr)

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