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Ex-UBS trader asks for dismissal of Libor case

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A Manhattan federal judge on Tuesday questioned why a former UBS trader's bid to dismiss a criminal case accusing him of scheming to manipulate the Libor rate should even be considered when the U.S. government calls him a fugitive.

Ex-UBS trader a prisoner in his own country

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Ex-UBS trader Roger Darin, facing U.S. charges of manipulating Libor, a financial benchmark, claims he’s in a “Kafkaesque situation” that bars him from working or leaving his home country of Switzerland.

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Ex-UBS trader asks for dismissal of Libor case

A Manhattan federal judge on Tuesday questioned why a former UBS trader's bid to dismiss a criminal case accusing him of scheming to manipulate the Libor rate should even be considered when the U.S. government calls him a fugitive.