Jerome Kerviel
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Jailed French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel begins appeal

4 June 2012 Last updated at 08:21 BST

Jerome Kerviel, the French banker found guilty for his role in a rogue trading scandal at Societe Generale, has begun an appeal against his prison sentence.

He claims he was made a scapegoat and that the bank knew about the risks he was taking.

Susannah Streeter reports