The web of Libor conspirators is growing.
Deutsche Bank has suspended five more traders in conjunction with a widespread investigation into interest-rate rigging that took place during the financial crisis and beyond, according to a person familiar with the matter. The five suspensions come in addition to two traders claimed by previous iterations of the review, the person said.
The suspensions at Deutsche Bank come in addition to a near-historic Libor settlement at Royal Bank of Scotland. On Wednesday, RBS said it would pay roughly $612 million in fines to regulators in the face of criminal charges that the bank, which is 81 percent-owned by the UK government, manipulated various "Libor" benchmarks.
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