Weekly Roundup: Russia-Taliban Bounties Leave Financial Trail, Goldman Sachs Seeks to Avoid 1MDB Guilty Plea, and More

Wire transfers from Russia's intelligence agency to an account linked to the Taliban support claims that Russian officials paid the Afghan group to kill American troops, The New York Times reported, citing unnamed U.S. officials. More Goldman Sachs is in talks with U.S. Attorney General William Barr to avoid pleading guilty to criminal charges that it facilitated the embezzlement of billions of dollars from Malaysian state fund 1MDB, Bloomberg reported. More The European Central Bank revoked Satabank's license at the request of Maltese authorities, who had frozen the lender's accounts almost two years ago in response to allegedly widespread breaches...