Casino under investigation by the PNF for “price manipulation and insider trading”

PARIS, March 10 (Reuters) – The National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF) confirmed on Friday that it had opened a preliminary investigation into Casino on charges of organized gang price manipulation, active and passive private corruption and insider trading 2018 and 2019.

This investigation, opened in February 2020, relates to the price of the Casino company during this period, said the PNF.

Contacted by Reuters, Casino declined to comment. (Written by Blandine Hénault, edited by Jean-Stéphane Brosse)

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