UK Serious Fraud Office Charges Former Banker With Conspiracy To Defraud For Manipulation of Euro Interbank Offered Rate
10/21/2018The U.K. Serious Fraud Office has charged a former banker with conspiracy to defraud, as part of its investigation into the manipulation of the Euro Interbank Offered Rate.
The former banker was arrested in Italy in August 2018 after his trip to the country activated a European Arrest Warrant that had been secured by the SFO in 2016. Italian authorities ruled on October 12, 2018 that he should be extradited to the U.K. and he was charged with conspiracy to defraud at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on October 20, 2018.
The next hearing will take place at Southwark Crown Court on October 24, 2018.
View the SFO's announcement.
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