Money Jail sentences loom for six of Australia's most powerful investment bankers as they're hit with criminal charges over $2.5 BILLION capital raising plot

15:16  06 june  2018
15:16  06 june  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Jail sentences loom for six of Australia ' s most powerful investment bankers as they ' re hit with criminal charges over $ 2 . 5 BILLION capital raising plot . Former Australian heads of Citigroup and Deutsche Bank charged over plot .

Jail sentences loom for six of Australia ' s most powerful investment bankers as they ' re hit with criminal charges over $ 2 . 5 BILLION capital raising plot . The scandal involving the Australian heads of the American Citigroup and German Deutsche Bank, and ANZ

Two former chief executives are among six bankers who face jail after being criminally charged with a $2.5 billion capital raising plot involving Australia's ANZ bank© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Two former chief executives are among six bankers who face jail after being criminally charged with a $2.5 billion capital raising plot involving Australia's ANZ bank Two former chief executives are among six bankers who face jail after being criminally charged with a $2.5 billion capital raising plot involving Australia's ANZ bank.

The scandal involving the Australian heads of the American Citigroup and German Deutsche Bank will see the financial executives face a Sydney courtroom in July.

The charges were laid after a two-year Australian Competition and Consumer Commission investigation into the 2015 plot, involving ANZ, convinced the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions to take action.

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a man wearing a suit and tie: Stephen Roberts, the former chief executive of Citigroup in Australia, is the highest profile defendant. He moved to Bank of America Merrill Lynch after the alleged scandal© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Stephen Roberts, the former chief executive of Citigroup in Australia, is the highest profile defendant. He moved to Bank of America Merrill Lynch after the alleged scandal

Stephen Roberts, the former chief executive of Citigroup in Australia, is the highest profile defendant.

He moved to Bank of America Merrill Lynch after the alleged scandal and has now taken leave from his new position as that bank's head of capital markets in Australia.

Citigroup's former head of capital markets origination John McLean has also been charged along with the bank's global head of foreign exchange trading Itay Tuchman.

Michael Ormaechea, who was previously Deutsche Bank's CEO in Australia, is also accused of being part of a financial conspiracy along with his former head of equity capital markets for Australia, Michael Richardson.

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Stephen Roberts, Michael Ormaechea among six bankers charged . Under Australia ’ s cartel laws, executives can face up to 10 years in jail if found guilty. Criminal charges have been laid against: Stephen Roberts, the former country head of Citi Australia .

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a man wearing a suit and tie: Citigroup's former head of capital markets origination John McLean has also been charged along with the bank's global head of foreign exchange trading Itay Tuchman (pictured)© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Citigroup's former head of capital markets origination John McLean has also been charged along with the bank's global head of foreign exchange trading Itay Tuchman (pictured)

ANZ's chief risk officer for Australia, Rick Moscati, is also among the six bankers who are due to face Sydney's Downing Centre Local Court on July 3.

a sign above a store: The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's chairman Rod Sims said the charges followed a long investigation into alleged financial malpractice at Citigroup in Australia© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's chairman Rod Sims said the charges followed a long investigation into alleged financial malpractice at Citigroup in Australia

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's chairman Rod Sims said the charges followed a long investigation into alleged financial malpractice.

'These serious charges are the result of an ACCC investigation that has been running for more than two years,' he said in a statement on Tuesday.

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