Jerome Kerviel leaves prison on electronic tag

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French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel has left prison to serve the rest of his sentence wearing an electronic tag.

'I want to rebuild my life', Kerviel told reporters as he left Fleury Merogis prison, south of Paris.

The BBC reports that Kerviel, 37, was convicted of forgery and breach of trust after his trades lost his bank, Societe Generale, $6.3bn in 2008.

He was given a three-year jail term in 2010 and after appeals, his conviction was upheld in March this year.

He spent two months walking from Rome to France before going to jail.

The public prosecutor ordered him to remain in jail last month after a judge ruled Kerviel could be freed if he remained under supervision with an electronic tag on his ankle.

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Rogue trader Jerome Kerviel leaves French jail

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