JPMorgan Hit With Class Action Over Spoofing Allegations

Law360 (November 8, 2018, 2:50 PM EST) -- A putative class of investors sued JPMorgan Chase & Co. and a group of precious metals traders employed by the bank in New York federal court Wednesday, saying they manipulated futures contracts through spoofing, days after the U.S. Department of Justice announced a former trader had pled guilty to his role in the alleged scheme.

Dominick Cognata filed the complaint accusing JPMorgan and its employees of manipulating the prices of precious metals futures contracts on the New York Mercantile Exchange and Commodity Exchange Inc. through a spoofing scheme where its traders would place orders for futures contracts with the intent to...

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November 7, 2018

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