JP Morgan Trader Charged In WhaleGate Might Want To Pack Up His Beach Chair

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When last we checked in with Javier Martin-Artajo, his attorney was telling the press that he was on vacation and had no plans or reason to believe it was necessary to cut said vacation short. Now this is happening:

Federal authorities expect that one of the former JPMorgan Chase employees facing criminal charges in connection with the bank’s multibillion-dollar trading loss in London will eventually be extradited to the United States, a senior prosecutor said on Tuesday...Although Mr. Martin-Artajo appears to be fighting extradition after briefly surrendering to police in Spain in August, Spanish authorities are expected to cooperate with prosecutors in New York. “We have a pretty good extradition agreement with Spain,” Lorin L. Reisner, the chief of the criminal division at the United States attorney’s office in Manhattan, said on Tuesday. “I expect,” Mr. Reisner said, that Mr. Martin-Artajo “will return to the U.S. via the extradition process.”

Spain Is Expected to Extradite Ex-Trader in JPMorgan Case [Dealbook]
Earlier: If There’s Some Reason Indicted JP Morgan Employee Should Cut Vacation Short, Fly To U.S., He Hasn’t Heard It

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