Cartel trial postponed until October

In the past two months, US attorneys have provided 2.2 million additional records, totalling 21.4 million pages, to the defence

Extra time: defence attorney has received a “stunning amount of complex evidence” over the last two months

Three former currency traders accused of manipulating prices in EUR/USD have seen their trial date pushed back until October, after US attorneys presented a “staggering amount” of recently produced discovery materials, which need to be reviewed by the defence.

A federal judge in New York has agreed to adjourn the trial for Christopher Ashton, Rohan Ramchandani and Richard Usher until October 1, at their lawyers’ request. The trio, who were part of a chatroom called ‘The Cartel’, were set to

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