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Just how tough a sentence was 14 years for Libor-rigging?

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8 August 2015

9:00 AM

8 August 2015

9:00 AM

Rogue traders

Former UBS trader Tom Hayes was jailed for 14 years for rigging the Libor market. How long could you go down for financial misconduct?
19 months (plus a £100,000 fine) in the case of Julian Rifat, former trader at Moore Capital, convicted of insider trading in March this year.
7 years in the case of rogue trader Kweku Adoboli, convicted of fraud in 2012 after trading at UBS without taking out parallel hedged positions.

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