Bogucki lawyers call FX case a ‘well-disguised sham’

Defence says prosecutors misused international document request to extend statute of limitations

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Under question: reply brief shows the government claims it needed to seek certain records to “reconstruct a timeline”

The legal team defending Barclays currency trader Robert Bogucki is asking a California court to dismiss the case against him with prejudice, as they believe US attorneys used a “well-disguised sham” to mislead the court to extend the statute of limitations on the time-file charges.

Bogucki, former head of foreign exchange trading at Barclays in New York, was indicted and arraigned in January on allegations of wire fraud and conspiracy.

The US alleges Bogucki and others used confidential

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