Midweek Roundup: U.S. Investigates Goldman Sachs for IMDB Link, Honduran Bank Shuts Doors Following Sanctions, and More

FBI officials and U.S. federal prosecutors are investigating Goldman Sachs' involvement in several transactions tied to 1MDB, the Malaysian state investment fund at the center of an alleged corruption scandal involving Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, The Wall Street Journal reported. More A former Honduran government minister charged with money laundering has agreed to stand trial in New York, according to the Associated Press. U.S. officials allege that Yankel Rosenthal and family members, including former Honduran presidential candidate Jaime Rosenthal, used their bank, Grupo Conintental S.A., and other businesses to disguise millions of dollars for Central American drug traffickers. More...