伽师级急叫Mr Burlingame said Judge Kendall had considered Mr Sarao's crimes in the "proper context", which had included complaining to market officials about spoofing by other traders.
地震途铁停Mr Sarao saw his trades as a way to "fight fire with fire", Mr Burlingame added.新疆县
伽师The case against Mr Sarao, filed in federal court in Chicago, drew intense interest in the UK, where he was dubbed the "Hound of Hounslow" in reference to the "Wolf of Wall Street" and location of his parents' home in West London.级急叫
地震He faced hundreds of years in prison on the initial charges, which were reduced in the 2016 plea deal.
途铁停新疆县Mr Burlingame said that Mr Sarao almost believed he was playing a highly sophisticated and complicated video game and he affectively found the best "cheat" to win the game. He had alerted authorities about what he believed - that many traders were cheating on the futures markets - six months before he was arrested. He claims the authorities weren't interested in his findings.
伽师级急叫The other aspect which many people find hard to believe is that Mr Sarao has no money left from his trading profits. He lost a large amount to fraudsters himself but Mr Burlingame said his motivation was never money but the thrill of winning at his favourite video game.
地震途铁停The activity - known as "spoofing" - contributed to market instability that led to the May 2010 "flash crash", when the Dow Jones index fell almost 1,000 points in a matter of minutes.