British brokerage sued after Harouna Traoré traded before realising it was live system

An amateur share trader from France who racked up a €10m (£8.8m) profit using a British brokerage’s platform he initially thought was a training system is suing the company after it seized his earnings.

Harouna Traoré had opened a €20,000 account with Valbury Capital last summer after using a simulation of its trading software to practise dealing in equity futures, according to the Financial Times.

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