Mark Johnson's trial to start on September 25

Jury selection to begin in alleged front-running case; judge postpones original date by a week at status conference hearing

Mark Johnson at HSBC
Mark Johnson: one of two HSBC executives charged with conspiracy and wire fraud in the US

The trial of Mark Johnson, one of two HSBC executives charged with conspiracy and wire fraud, is scheduled to begin on September 25.

In a status conference on August 31, New York District Court judge Nicholas Garaufis decided to push back the trial by a week to accommodate Jewish holidays and jury selection will begin on September 18.

Johnson and his alleged accomplice, Stuart Scott, are facing an 11-count wire fraud indictment, handed down by US authorities on August 16, 2016.

The US claims

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