Ex-Goldman banker asks for ‘celebrity’ prison after ‘squalid Malaysian jail’

FORMER Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng, who was sentenced to 10 years in jail for his role in the 1MDB affair, has asked to serve his time in Federal Correctional Institution, Danbury, where has housed celebrity prisoners such as US business tycoon Leona Helmsley and artists Lauryn Hill.

Bloomberg reported that Ng’s lawyer, Marc Agnifilo asked US district judge Margo Brodie for the “lowest-possible designation” at the low-security federal prison for his client.