Top 10 rogue traders

Would a rogue by any other name...

Former Société Générale trader Jérôme Kerviel is back in court this week, appealing his three-year prison sentence on charges that he lost more than €4.9 billion ($6.4 billion) through unauthorized trading. Kerviel, whose sentence is suspended pending his appeal, claims that the bank had full knowledge of his risky trades.

Unfortunately, Kerviel isn’t the only trader to defraud his company—and its clients—of major cash. In his honor, here are 10 traders (plus a couple of special categories) who went rogue and paid the price. Be sure to click through to our Bonus Selections.

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