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Former JPMorgan trader Iksil links CEO Dimon to ‘London Whale’ losses



Bruno Iksil, the former JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) trader at the center of the “London Whale” trading scandal, has accused the Wall Street bank’s Chief Executive James Dimon of laying the ground for the $6.2 billion loss.

In an account on his website, Iksil, a French national who traded credit derivatives for JPMorgan in London, also blamed senior executives at the bank. (

“The senior executives chose Iksil to work as a screen for them in late 2010”, he said.

The Chief Investment Office (CIO), where Iksil worked, lost $6.2 billion in trading in 2012, hurting the bank’s reputation.

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