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Ex-VTB Capital banker feared being ‘bugged’ over links with alleged poisoner

By Martin Coyle
  • 24 Sep 2020 06:29
  • 24 Sep 2020 06:40
A former VTB Capital banker accused of deleting phone messages to hide evidence of suspected insider trading said he feared being bugged if his chats with an alleged killer fell into the hands of the UK authorities.
Konstantin Vishnyak, 43, faces a single charge of destroying evidence relevant to an

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Martin Coyle

Senior Correspondent

Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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