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JPMorgan Pays $100M, Admits Fault In London Trades

NY Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against JP Morgan Chase Over Bear Stearns Fraud
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WASHINGTON (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay a $100 million penalty and admitted that it distorted prices during a series of London trades that ultimately cost the bank $6 billion in losses.

The settlement announced Wednesday by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission comes less than a month after JPMorgan agreed to pay $920 million and admit fault in a deal with the Securities and Exchange Commission and other U.S. and British regulators.

The CFTC said JPMorgan traders in London sold off a massive volume of derivatives at once, distorting market prices.


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