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Ex-Barclays forex trader petitions court to dismiss DOJ wire fraud charges

By Michael Griffiths

02 March 2018

Ex-Barclays forex trader petitions court to dismiss DOJ wire fraud charges
Barclays is one of the 'big four' banks that may be affected by the investigation (Credit: Flikr_Michael Leuty)

A former Barclays trader is demanding a US court throw out wire fraud charges against him, alleging that the DOJ made “spurious” requests for information held overseas to “buy time”.