1MDB scandal: former Goldman Sachs banker Robert Ng returning to US to face charges

Roger Ng, a former Goldman Sachs banker accused of playing a role in defrauding sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), will return to the US to face criminal charges against him, his lawyer said on Thursday.
Ng will waive extradition to the US on Friday during an appearance in a court in Malaysia, according to his lawyer Marc Agnifilo. Ng intends to plead not guilty when he appears in a US federal court, Agnifilo said.
Ng, who left Goldman Sachs in the spring of 2014, has…