The international probe into LIBOR manipulation rages on.
LIBOR is a key benchmark rate used all over the world to set borrowing rates.
According to the Wall Street Journal’s Jean Eaglesham and Joe Palazzolo, some ex-UBS traders may get leniency if they dish on their LIBOR-manipulating ex-coworkers.
U.S. prosecutors have agreed to shield several former employees from criminal charges in return for their cooperation with the escalating investigation of suspected interest-rate manipulation, according to a person close to the probe.AG
The leniency deal was offered to former traders and other employees who had relatively junior-level jobs at the Swiss bank, the person said.
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