Deutsche Bank Watchdog Comes Up With New And Delightful Way to Call Someone A Liar

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Back in May, BaFin, Deutsche Bank's chief regulator, sent the bank a report accusing numerous current and former senior executives of basically covering up employees' attempts to manipulate Libor, and letting said attempts go on for years. The Journal recently obtained a copy and all the big names are present and accounted for-- ex-CEO Anshu Jain, General Counsel Richard Walker, Chief Risk Officer Stuart Lewis, among others. In addition to the verbal linguistics of Deutsche Bank apologizing for stuff it claims never happened ("Deutsche Bank strongly disputes BaFin’s criticisms, while saying in a statement that it expresses 'deep regret for the wrongdoing that occurred' and saying that the bank has improved its internal procedures"), our favorite part is how BaFin describes an (alleged!) bald-faced liar:

Another executive, Deutsche Bank’s European CEO, Stephan Leithner, is faulted for alleged “incorrect attestation” of facts related to traders’ roles in multiple benchmark-rigging investigations.

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