Article: Ex-Deutsche Bank Traders Must Face Spoofing Case, Judge Says

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Ex-Deutsche Bank Traders Must Face Spoofing Case, Judge Says

Janan Hanna

Bloomberg, 21 October 2019

The criminal case against two former Deutsche Bank AG employees accused of fraudulent and manipulative precious-metals trading can proceed, after a federal judge on Monday rejected their request for dismissal.

U.S. District Judge John J. Tharp in Chicago said prosecutors had properly used the wire-fraud statute to charge James Vorley and Cedric Chanu with spoofing, part of an alleged multiyear scheme to defraud other traders on the Commodity Exchange Inc., a venue run by CME Group Inc.’s Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

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