Top RBS trader to be charged with manipulating price of debt securities

Federal prosecutors are said to be preparing to bring criminal charges against Adam Siegel, a top trader at the Royal Bank of Scotland, for allegedly manipulating the price of complex debt securities, The Post has learned.

Deirdre M. Daly, Connecticut’s top federal prosecutor, is building a case against Siegel and RBS, which used to house its bond trading unit in Stamford, for lying to purchasers — such as hedge funds — about how much the bank paid for bundles of debt, two sources familiar with the investigation told The Post.

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