Ex-Rabobank trader charged by U.S. for Libor scheme pleads not guilty

April 13, 2015 6:43 PM

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NEW YORK, April 13 (Reuters) - A British former trader at Rabobank pleaded not guilty on Monday to U.S. charges that he engaged in a scheme to manipulate Libor, the benchmark interest rate at the center of wide-ranging global probes into misconduct at major banks.

Anthony Conti, a onetime senior trader at the Dutch lender based in London and Utrecht, Netherlands, became the second defendant to waive extradition and appear in Manhattan federal court to fight U.S. charges over Libor manipulation.

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