Frauds & Scandals

NSE to sanction operators for client account mismanagement

The Nigerian Stock Exchange has warned dealing member firms against violating client account management guidelines. According to the NSE, operators that violate the guidelines will be suspended from trading activities, in addition to being fined. This was contained in a circular to all dealing firms, which was entitled, ‘Maintenance and […]

JPMorgan $13 billion mortgage settlement expected Tuesday: sources

  JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) is expected to sign a $13 billion agreement with the U.S. government on Tuesday to settle claims it overstated the quality of mortgages sold to investors during the housing boom, two people familiar with the matter said. The civil settlement would mark the end […]

Ex-JPMorgan ‘Whale’ trader to resist U.S. extradition

Ex-JPMorgan employee Javier Martin-Artajo, indicted by a U.S. grand jury in relation to the bank’s “London Whale” trading scandal, on Friday told Spain’s High Court he did not want to be extradited to the United States, a court source told Reuters. Spaniard Martin-Artajo, who handed himself in to Madrid police […]