CFTC, Feds Accuse UK HFT Trader Of Role In Flash Crash

By Ed Beeson (April 21, 2015, 3:36 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and prosecutors on Tuesday accused a U.K.-based high-frequency trader of contributing to the 2010 flash crash with an elaborate market manipulation scheme that earned him $40 million over five years and, according to an attorney, was uncovered by a whistleblower....

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