Friday, February 24, 2012

Investigators Probe a Rush at MF Global to Move Cash

A source within JP Morgan has substantiated this report by the WSJ for The Doc, stating that:  'employees have been scrambling to offload MFGlobal funds from our books.'
Yet bankruptcy trustee James Giddens insists that no MFG client funds have been found in JPM accounts.
In the words of our source: 'That is complete BS'.

CHICAGO—Investigators probing the collapse of MF Global Holdings Ltd. are scrutinizing two money transfers made during the securities firm's final days in an effort to uncover what happened to $1.6 billion in missing customer funds.

Federal regulators at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the U.S. bankruptcy trustee for MF Global's brokerage unit are examining two separate transfers from customer accounts, including a previously undisclosed $165 million transaction, said people familiar with the matter. They said some of the investigators are poring over emails and records related to these and other money transfers.
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