4 Hurdles The Gov't Faces In Monumental 'Flash Crash' Case

By Ed Beeson (April 24, 2015, 8:21 PM EDT) -- The stunning allegation that a single trader in the London suburbs helped tip off the 2010 flash crash has ignited a global storm of commentary about unlawful trading, its effects on the markets and the blind spots of regulators.

But while the arrest of Navinder Singh Sarao on Tuesday has put U.S. prosecutors in the limelight, they still have their work cut out for them to bring the 36-year-old high-frequency day trader to justice.

Here are four challenges the government faces:

Getting Him to Chicago

A first step the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission must...

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