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Mark Gilbert

The Flash-Crash Trader's Kafkaesque Nightmare

Is Navinder Singh Sarao being scapegoated?
The Hounslow headquarters of a market crash? Really?

The Hounslow headquarters of a market crash? Really?

Photographer: Simon Dawson

How do you prove you don't have $35 million of ill-gotten gains parked in an offshore account? That's the dilemma facing Navinder Singh Sarao, known variously as the "Flash-Crash Trader" and the "Hound of Hounslow" and currently residing at Her Majesty's pleasure in London's Wandsworth prison.

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