Ex-Forex Traders Sentenced to Jail
Former currency traders from Deutsche Bank AG & HSBC Holdings were sentenced to jail term for as long as 15 weeks after they were found cheating the banks by making false trades. Both dealers were convicted in January for using the banks accounts in 2009 to obtain preferential rates on the dollar.
The former traders were charged in 2015, with Chng, 48, facing 149 counts of buying and selling about $800 million and unlawfully making about S$230,000 ($162,000). Toh, 51, had 39 counts of buying and selling more than $250 million and unlawfully making about S$140,000.
News Source: Bloomberg
The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (NYSE:HSBC) was established in 1865 to finance the growing trade between Europe, India and China. HSBC was born from one simple idea – a local bank serving international needs. Today, it covers 71 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America with around 4400 offices in both established and emerging markets, serving around 46 million customers through the Four Global Businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking.
- Origin : London, UK
- Assets : Euro 21.67 billion
- Revenue : Euro 721.3 million
- Employees : 266,000
Official Website: www.hsbc.com
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Updated on 8th August 2016