Rogue trader atones by walking from Rome to Paris
Translation by:Joel Lewin
Two Quickies a day keep the doctor away
Société Générale rogue trader atones by walking from Rome to Paris
The rogue trader who cost the Société Générale bank €5bn in 2008 is to atone for his sins with a 1,400 walk from Rome to Paris. Jérôme Kerviel, 37, wrote a letter to the Pope, saying "I come to you with no other hope than to seek the justice of God and ask His representative on earth to consider my fate.” His letter was well received and earned him a meeting with the Pope, which inspired him to walk all the way back to Paris.
Read on independent.co.uk 7/03/2014
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Translated from Jérôme Kerviel entame une marche spirituelle