Precious metals traders charged with many year market manipulation racketeering conspiracy

Current precious metals traders and one former trader in the New York offices of a U.S. bank  were charged in an indictment unsealed for their alleged participation in a racketeering conspiracy and other federal crimes in connection with the manipulation of the markets for precious metals futures contracts, which spanned over eight years and involved […]

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FBI soliciting financial industry whistleblowers to reveal high speed computer stock market manipulation

Bloomberg news has reported that the FBI is openly soliciting stock exchange workers to blow the whistle on front running and manipulation via high speed computers. So called high frequency stock trading in which firms use sophisticated technological tools and computer algorithms to trade securities in fractions of seconds is considered market manipulation and illegal. […]

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