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Ex-Barclays Trader Blames Peers As Euribor Trial Wraps

Law360, London (March 12, 2019, 7:10 PM GMT) -- An attorney for a former Barclays trader charged with conspiring to rig a key interest rate benchmark told a London jury during closing arguments Tuesday that her client was unknowingly "used and abused" by those who did manipulate the rate for their financial benefit.

On Tuesday, counsel for Sisse Bohart, who is on trial at Southwark Crown Court with two of her former Barclays PLC colleagues, told jurors that the junior trader was a victim, "used, misused and abused by known conspirators" convicted last year — and not a knowing and willing party to the conspiracy to issue fraudulent or misleading...

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