Jason Katz: ‘I wasn’t ready to admit what I had done’

Taking the witness stand, former trader admits he was initially untruthful to DoJ


Jason Katz, a second eye witness in the criminal case against former JP Morgan currency trader Akshay Aiyer, said he wasn’t always truthful when he first began meeting with US Department of Justice (DoJ) investigators because he was not ready to confess to his crimes.

Katz is the second government witness to admit to being unco-operative with the DoJ when the agency began investigating the alleged price-fixing conspiracy. The first was Christopher Cummins, formerly of Citi, who also admitted to

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