Why is HSBC always involved in these shady scandalous charges? Hmm something to do with China perhaps?
U.S. Charges HSBC Official in FX Rigging Probe
A senior manager at HSBC Holdings Plc was arrested in New York for his alleged role in a conspiracy to rig currency benchmarks, according to two people familiar with the matter, becoming the first person to be charged in the Justice Department’s three-year investigation into foreign-exchange rigging at global banks. Mark Johnson, HSBC’s global head of foreign exchange cash trading in London, was taken into custody at John F. Kennedy International Airport Tuesday and is scheduled to appear before a judge in federal court in Brooklyn Wednesday morning, said the people, who asked not to be named because the case ... (full story)