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Vina forex-cartel defendant sees criminal charges dropped, Australian court hears

By Laurel Henning
  • 08 Sep 2022 00:25
  • 08 Sep 2022 00:39
Jaime Le, the remaining defendant in a foreign-exchange criminal-cartel prosecution involving his family’s business, Vina Money Transfer, has seen the charges against him dropped.

In a three-minute Sydney-court hearing today, prosecution lawyer Nicholas Robinson told Federal Court of Australia Judge Wendy Abraham that the federal prosecutor had filed a notice of discontinuance,

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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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