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How Tom Hayes' Libor dreams ended in a 14-year prison term

Hayes had a form of Asperger's Syndrome, a symptom of which is aptitude for math, a trait suited to his job as a derivatives trader


THE journey that led Tom Hayes to a drab courthouse on the banks of the River Thames started 9,600 kilometres away on a buzzing trading floor in Tokyo's financial district in the summer of 2006.

Hayes had been at UBS Group for less than two months and was sitting on a losing...