Former trader Kerviel faces jail as lone walk to France ends

Convicted SocGen trader, returning after a long trek to Rome, has been ordered to attend a French police station where he is set to be jailed.

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French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel crosses the border into France on Saturday where he could face jail, following his long protest walk from Rome, reports RFI.

The former Société Générale trader started the walk from Rome to Paris after meeting Pope Francis on 19 February.

He was inspired to do the march after meeting the Pope, who spoke of the "tyranny of the market" and gave him a set of rosary beads.

He will be welcomed by members of his support committee including its president, the bishop of Gap as well as Fr Patrice Gourrier who has vowed to complete the march on Kerviel's behalf if the former trader himself is unable to go as far as Paris.

Read more of this report from RFI.

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