forexsq - An investment banker fed confidential information to two girlfriends to make more than ÂŁ1m through insider share dealing, a court head. Thomas Ammann, 39, used Christina Weckwerth, 44, and Jessica Mang, 30, as â€ścash and coverâ€ť to make illegal trades, it was alleged. All three profited from the activity, although each woman was unaware of the otherâ€™s existence, Southwark Crown Court heard. Miss Weckwerth, a wealthy divorcee from Koenigstein in Taunus, Germany, whom Mr Ammann met through a dating website, invested more than half her divorce settlement to make about ÂŁ1.2m, a jury was told.
Miss Mang, a health worker from central London who met the banker at a nightclub, used credit cards and borrowed money from her family to make ÂŁ30,000, it was alleged.
The two women deny charges of insider dealing which Ammann has admitted.