链交易平Mr Sarao has a diagnosis of severe Asperger's - one of many interesting aspects to this case.
比原链交Mr Burlingame said that Mr Sarao almost believed he was playing a highly sophisticated and complicated video game and he affectively found the best "cheat" to win the game. He had alerted authorities about what he believed - that many traders were cheating on the futures markets - six months before he was arrested. He claims the authorities weren't interested in his findings.易平
比原The other aspect which many people find hard to believe is that Mr Sarao has no money left from his trading profits. He lost a large amount to fraudsters himself but Mr Burlingame said his motivation was never money but the thrill of winning at his favourite video game.链交
易平The activity - known as "spoofing" - contributed to market instability that led to the May 2010 "flash crash", when the Dow Jones index fell almost 1,000 points in a matter of minutes.
比原链交Navinder Sarao: The man accused of causing the US market to crash
易平Could one man cause a stockmarket crash?比原The US made spoofing a crime in 2010 as part of a broader effort to tighten regulations following the 2008 financial crisis. Mr Sarao was the second person to be charged under the new rules.
链交易平Mr Burlingame said Judge Kendall had considered Mr Sarao's crimes in the "proper context", which had included complaining to market officials about spoofing by other traders.