Johnson’s sentencing delayed until March 8

Former HSBC senior banker can spend more time with family in the UK before returning to the US by March 1

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Mark Johnson: convicted of conspiracy and wire fraud in October 2017
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The sentencing of Mark Johnson, the former global head of foreign exchange cash trading at HSBC who was convicted of conspiracy and wire fraud by a US jury, has been postponed until March 8, as a result of a delay in the pre-sentencing process.

Johnson, who has been in the UK during and since the festive period, can now remain in the country for longer, but he must return to the US by March 1.

He was to be sentenced on February 15, at the Eastern District Court of New York in Brooklyn. However

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