Barclays boss investigated over 'historical links' with Jeffrey Epstein

Pedro Gonçalves
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Barclays boss Jes Staley has admitted he remained in contact with Jeffrey Epstein for seven years after the American financier had been convicted of sex offences with minors, following investigations by UK regulators into these "historical links". Barclays Bank said the investigation, launched by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) in December, focused on Staley's "characterisation to the company of his relationship with Epstein and the subsequent description of that relationship in the company's response to the FCA". The American banking bo...

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