Subject: Christopher D. Armstrong

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Christopher D. Armstrong is a member of the executive committee at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He is executive vice president, Wholesale Product manager and head of the Financial Services Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He is also on the Bank’s Executive Committee.  Before joining the Bank, Armstrong worked at the Raytheon Company. Armstrong received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech and his master’s degree in business administration from Bryant University.

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Article: Merrill Lynch Traders Can’t Avoid Spoofing, Fraud Charges

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Merrill Lynch Traders Can’t Avoid Spoofing, Fraud Charges

Law360, 21 May 2020

The government’s June 2018 indictment says the traders’ scheme between June 2009 and October 2014 created the illusion of market movement by using large orders to inflate the price, with no intention of filling the orders, thus committing wire fraud, commodities fraud and conspiracy to commit commodities fraud.

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