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Trader deleted WhatsApp to erase insider-trading evidence, court hears

By Martin Coyle
  • 21 Sep 2020 11:26
  • 21 Sep 2020 11:26

A trader deleted his WhatsApp account from his iPhone in a bid to hide evidence of insider trading when confronted by UK police, a lawyer for the UK’s financial regulator told jurors today.

Konstantin Vishnyak later claimed that he deleted the app in a panic due to chats logged with a

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