Jeffrey Lacker, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, speaks during the 2016 Charlotte Chamber Economic Outlook in Charlotte, North Carolina. Lacker said he's resigning immediately and he regrets his role in disclosing confidential information related to the US central bank's deliberations in 2012, according to a statement emailed by his lawyer Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg

Fed official quits early after taking blame for leak in 2012

Jeffrey Lacker resigning six months sooner than previously announced

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Jeffrey Lacker, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, speaks during the 2016 Charlotte Chamber Economic Outlook in Charlotte, North Carolina. Lacker said he's resigning immediately and he regrets his role in disclosing confidential information related to the US central bank's deliberations in 2012, according to a statement emailed by his lawyer Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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