The Rise and Fall of Tim Leissner, Goldman's Big Man in Malaysia

  • The bank's $6.5 billion deals with 1MDB made money and trouble
  • A friend of the rich and powerful loses his Wall Street perch

Behind the Fallout From the Malaysia Fund Scandal

The prime minister of Malaysia had a message for the crowd at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco in September 2013. “We cannot have an egalitarian society -- it’s impossible to have an egalitarian society,” Najib Razak said. “But certainly we can achieve a more equitable society.”

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