LIBOR: Three former ICAP brokers to be charged
28 March, 2014 | News Releases
Criminal proceedings by the Serious Fraud Office have commenced today against three former employees at ICAP Plc, Danny Martin Wilkinson, Darrell Paul Read and Colin John Goodman, in connection with the manipulation of LIBOR.
It is alleged they conspired to defraud between 8 August 2006 and 7 September 2010.
This brings to nine the number of people facing charges in respect of LIBOR. The investigation continues.
Notes for editors:
- On 6 July 2012 the SFO announced that it had decided to accept the LIBOR case for investigation.
- These criminal proceedings have commenced in writing today by requisition, with the first appearance and charges expected to be read out at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 15 April 2014.
- The SFO brought LIBOR related charges against Terry Farr and James Gilmour in July 2013; and against Peter Charles Johnson, Jonathan James Mathew and Stylianos Contogoulas in March 2014.
- The SFO continues to work collaboratively with the UK Financial Conduct Authority and the United States Department of Justice on their respective ongoing investigations.