Crispin Odey pleads not guilty to 1998 assault allegation

Mike Sheen
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Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey has pleaded not guilty to a charge of indecent assault in relation to an incident that took place in 1998 with a young woman working for an investment bank client.  The founder of Odey Asset Management, who was a prominent City figure in the support for the 2016 Leave campaign, faced the accusations this morning (28 September) at Westminster Magistrates Court. Odey is accused of groping the then-bank employee at his address in Swan Walk, Chelsea following a meeting. The court heard that Odey had left the woman briefly before returning in a dressi...

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