UBS 'rogue' trader Kweku Adoboli bailed – to McDonald's car park
Simon Read is Personal Finance Editor at The Independent. He edits the Saturday Your Money section and writes the Daily Money column and Wednesday’s Midweek Money section in i newspaper. He also writes for the news and business pages of the Independent and i newspaper and is a regular money commentator on TV station London Live. He has won numerous awards including Consumer Finance Journalist of the Year.
Wednesday 13 June 2012
The man accused of Britain's biggest bank fraud was freed on bail in farcical scenes yesterday ahead of his trial which is due to start in September.
Disgraced UBS trader Kweku Adoboli is accused of a £1.4bn fraud at the London offices of the Swiss banking giant but was released from Wandsworth Prison in south London into the car park at the local branch of fast-food chain McDonald's.
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