Article: Another ex-JP Morgan precious metals trader pleads guilty to ‘spoofing,’ is cooperating with Feds

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Another ex-JP Morgan precious metals trader pleads guilty to ‘spoofing,’ is cooperating with Feds

Dawn Giel

CNBC, 20 August 2019

Another former J.P. Morgan precious metals trader pleaded guilty Tuesday to criminal charges of manipulating the precious metals markets for nine years, marking the latest conviction in the Justice Department’s crackdown in the commodities markets.

Christian Trunz, 34, of London is cooperating with an ongoing federal criminal investigation, the Justice Department said. He pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy and one count of spoofing in the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn.

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