Jury Discharged In SFO's Landmark Barclays Qatar Fraud Trial

Law360, London (April 8, 2019, 11:01 AM BST) -- The jury hearing the Serious Fraud Office's landmark prosecution of four former Barclays executives accused of fraud over the bank’s emergency cash-raising at the height of the financial crisis was discharged on Monday.

The jury hearing the trial of former Barclays chief executive John Varley, pictured center at an earlier hearing, and three other former execs on fraud charges has been dismissed. (AP) Judge Robert Jay told the jury at Southwark Crown Court that he was required to discharge them from hearing the trial of former Barclays chief executive John Varley and three senior colleagues, who are accused of using sham advisory...

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