Barclays Plc, whose three most senior officials resigned afterthe lender was fined for rigging Libor, said Finance Director ChrisLucas is being probed by regulators with regards to a fundraisingfour years ago.

The U.K. Financial Services Authority is investigating fourcurrent and former senior employees, including Lucas, over thedisclosure of fees related to the bank's capital raisings in 2008,Barclays said in a statement today as it released first- halfearnings. The bank also disclosed a further three lawsuits linkedto its alleged manipulation of global interest rates.

“The FSA is investigating the sufficiency of disclosure inrelation to fees payable under certain commercial agreements andwhether these may have related to Barclays capital raisings in Juneand November 2008,” the bank said in the statement.

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