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Kimora Lee Simmons Leissner is implicated in the white collar crimes allegedly committed by her estranged husband Tim Leissner.

According to reports, lawyers for Leissner's co-conspirator, Roger Ng, claims Kimora opened multiple shell companies so Leissner could hide funds he allegedly embezzled from Goldman Sachs, where he worked as a banker.

As part of a plea deal, Leissner is testifying against his former business partner, Ng, as the mastermind in the plot to defraud the 1MDB sovereign development fund.

The legal team asked the judge to allow them to present evidence that Kimora helped her husband launder $80 million of money stolen from 1MDB by using multiple shell corporations.
 
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Kimora is allegedly listed as the owner of multiple shell companies registered in Seychelles, Delaware, and California.

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Leissner allegedly used the funds to funnel the millions to and from accounts that didn't bear his name.

Lawyers for the former model and entrepreneur claim Kimora had no knowledge of her husband's wrongdoing. They say she did not help him hide money.

Kimora is best known as owner, CEO and creative director of Baby Phat clothing brand from 1999 until 2010. She was also star of reality TV series, Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane (2007–2011) and Kimora: House of Fab (2013).

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Kimora Lee Simmons' estranged husband Tim Leissner was reportedly married to two women at the same time.

According to Page Six, former Goldman Sachs executive Tim Leissner is a "double bigamist" who was "married to two different women at the same time, twice."

Page Six quoted a defense lawyer for Leissner's co-defendant, Roger Ng, who is on trial for masterminding a multi-billion dollar embezzlement scheme.

Ng's defense lawyer accused Leissner of two-timing his wife, Kimora, by marrying another woman.

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Leissner was arrested in 2016 and charged with stealing over $200 million from 1Malaysia Development Berhad.

In 2018, he plead guilty to fraud charges and forfeited $43 million. He agreed to cooperate as the key witness for the federal government's case against Ng, the banker who fleeced Goldman's Malaysia division.

"Tim Leissner uses people," Ng's defense attorney Marc Agnifilo told jurors on Monday in his opening statement in Brooklyn federal court, according to Bloomberg.

Agnifilo alleged that Leissner also had an "illicit" relationship with Jasmine Loo, who was general counsel at 1MDB. Loo fled Malaysia and is wanted by authorities there for her role in the scheme.

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Ng's defense attorney told the jury that Leissner and Loo developed a "dark trust because of their illicit, intimate romantic relationship."

Leissner "uses women, he uses false intimacy, and now he's trying to use my client to get him to do his jail time," according to Agnifilo.

Leissner is testifying against Ng in exchange for a reduced sentence. Ng faces life in prison if convicted.

Tim and Kimora allegedly separated to protect her assets.

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Russell Simmons is suing his ex-wife Kimora Lee for allegedly using his company stock to pay her husband Tim Leissner's bail and legal bills.

In the complaint, Simmons accused both Lee and Leissner of breach of contract, fraudulent concealment and breach of confidential relations, among other charges.

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Simmons alleges that he, Lee and Leissner entered into a business arrangement in 2016 when they joined his investment company Nu Horizons.

He said Nu Horizons made "considerable investments" in the "tens of millions of dollars" to Celsius Holdings, Inc. - a publicly traded energy fitness drink company.

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The lawsuit alleges that when Leissner was arrested on money laundering charges in 2017, he and Lee "conspired" to "fraudulently transfer" almost 4 million Celsius shares to themselves.

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They then allegedly sold the stocks to pay defense lawyers to represent Leissner. The couple is pictured with their son, Wolfe, in 2015.

Leissner pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy to commit money laundering for the theft of billions of dollars from Malaysian wealth fund 1MDB in 2018. In order to avoid jail time, he agreed to forfeit nearly $44 million, reported Forbes.

Russell Simmons enjoys the beach with his family in the Bahamas

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Simmons' lawsuit reads:

"Awaiting his plea deal and sentencing, Defendants Leissner and Lee, knowing full well that they would be required to pay tens of millions for bail and possible victim compensation, conspired and effectuated... an unlawful fraudulent scheme."

Simmons claims he didn't discover the fraud until July 2019. He asked Lee and Leissner to settle the matter out of court and return the shares, as well as pay punitive damages and attorney costs, but they apparently refused.

An attorney representing Lee and Leissner called the lawsuit "baseless".

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