U.S. District Chief Judge Margo K. Brodie of the Eastern District of New York on Friday announced that the trial of former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng, who has been charged in connection with the multibillion-dollar scandal at Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB, will be delayed until February amid the ongoing spread of the omicron COVID-19 variant in New York.

Jury selection for Ng’s trial, which was previously scheduled to start Jan. 18, is now set to begin Feb. 7. Opening statements are likely to take place the following week.

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