Scaramucci’s SkyBridge to Attend ‘Davos in the Desert’

The murder of a Saudi journalist has led to a boycott of the event by JPMorgan Chase, BlackRock, Blackstone, Goldman — and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.

Anothony Scaramucci (Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)

Anothony Scaramucci

(Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)

The escalating scandal over the alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has sent reverberations throughout the financial world, which has relied on investments from the oil-rich kingdom for decades.

The Saudi government’s suspected role in the death of Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, has led a number of Western institutions to pull out of this week’s big investment conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia — as has Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.

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