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Ex-trader jailed, told to repay $6.7 billion

A Paris court has convicted former trader Jerome Kerviel guilty of all charges in one of history's biggest trading frauds.Full story

Factbox: Kerviel joins rogue traders' gallery

Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel was sentenced to three years in prison by a Paris court on Tuesday for his role in a trading scandal and ordered to reimburse the French bank 4.9 billion euros ($6.75 billion). Full story

Only vigilance can stop rogue traders like Kerviel

Only vigilance can stop rogue traders such as Jerome Kerviel, the sharp-suited French dealer who was jailed on Tuesday and ordered to repay former employer Societe Generale 4.9 billion euros ($6.8 billion). Full story

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Jerome Kerviel, center, followed by his lawyer Olivier Metzner, second right, arrives at the Paris courthouse, Tuesday Oct. 5, 2010. The Paris court will hand down a verdict in the case of the former French trader accused of masterminding one of history's biggest trading frauds and costing one of Fr

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