Spies Who Chased Terrorists Join Banks to Hunt for Rogue Traders

  • Barclays, UBS among firms stepping up scrutiny after fines
  • New hires bring skills from the battlefield to trading floor

What Are Former CIA Agents Doing at Banks?

Bryon Linnehan spent more than two years chasing bad guys around Iraq as a U.S. military-intelligence officer. Since May, he’s been using skills he honed on the battlefield to monitor electronic communications inside Barclays Plc.

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