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Former JP Morgan executive was questioned by FBI

Published on Jan 21, 2014 9:28 AM

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - A former JPMorgan Chase & Co executive who ran the banks operations in Asia was questioned by FBI agents late last year about a bribery probe related to the bank's hiring practices, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing a person briefed on the matter.

Gaby Abdelnour, who left the bank in 2012, was questioned by the investigators in a New York-area airport, the report said.

According to the report, Mr Abdelnour and JP Morgan have not been accused of wrongdoing.

Mr Abdelnour could not be immediately reached for comment. JP Morgan declined to comment.

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