Mark Johnson out on $1 million bail, pending appeal

Former HSBC trader can visit the UK after putting up more cash

Mark Johnson at HSBC
Mark Johnson: has been housed in a facility in Massachusetts since his sentencing in April

A New York district court has released Mark Johnson, the former global head of foreign exchange cash trading at HSBC, from prison on a $1 million bond.

Johnson, who was convicted of wire fraud and conspiracy in October 2017, was able to make bail on June 26, after doubling the initial cash payment from $300,000 to $600,000, so that he can return home to the UK while his appeal case is pending in the Second Circuit Court in New York. 

The former senior banker was found guilty of using

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