A rogue trader with the handles "Voltemort" and "London Whale" has allegedly been responsible for the $2 billion loss at JP Morgan Chase due to risky credit default swaps.
How many other Iksils are working their "magic" on the investments at other major US Banks?
Bruno Michel Iksil, as he has been named by the Washington Post, is French-born, based in London and worked for the Chief Investment Office which has been at the heart of the bank's recent losses.
In his Bloomberg trading profile he reportedly compared himself to Jesus by saying he could 'walk on water'. He is also nicknamed the 'London Whale' and the 'White Whale'.