09/02/2018 • Reuters

Former Credit Suisse ‘star’ gets five-year jail term for ‘clever fraud’

GENEVA (Reuters) – Former Credit Suisse client adviser Patrice Lescaudron was sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Geneva court on Friday for abusing the trust of clients and putting in place a fraudulent scheme that brought him tens of millions of francs.

Lescaudron, who is French, appeared in court for the verdict wearing a grey fleece sweatshirt emblazoned with Ferrari, the name of the Italian sports car he was said to have purchased with the money he amassed.

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