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Najib Razak, Malaysia's former prime minister, leaves court in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday — the first day in his trial over charges that he used a slush fund to put millions of dollars into his own accounts. Mohd Rasfan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Malaysia's Former PM Najib Razak Begins Trial On 1MDB Slush-Fund Charges

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The Goldman Sachs headquarters in Manhattan, as shown on Dec. 17. Malaysia has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of its former executives on Monday over their alleged role in the ransacking of a multibillion-dollar state investment fund. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak exits the Kuala Lumpur High Court in August. He was charged of six counts of criminal breach of trust on Wednesday. Ore Huiying/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, seen with FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, says monies misappropriated from the 1MDB fund passed through U.S. financial institutions. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak waves the Malaysian flag during National Day celebrations on Aug. 31. He has faced widespread criticism and protests over allegations that huge sums disappeared from a government-owned investment fund. Joshua Paul/AP hide caption

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Malaysian Leader Faces Corruption Scandal As He Prepares To Meet Obama

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