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Flash Crash Trader E-Mails Show Spoofing Strategy, U.S. Says

Traders Magazine Online News, September 8, 2015

Tom Schoenberg, Suzi Ring and Janan Hanna

The British day trader accused of contributing to the 2010 flash crash enlisted a computer programmer to help him work out a system to manipulate stock prices, e-mailing pleas for help perfecting his “spoofing” efforts, U.S. prosecutors said in an indictment.

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