FBI opens probe on JP Morgan trading loss -source

NEW YORK Tue May 15, 2012 12:19pm EDT

NEW YORK May 15 (Reuters) - The New York office of the FBI has opened an investigation into JPMorgan Chase & Co's $2 billion trading loss, a source familiar with the probe said on Tuesday.

The source, who requested anonymity because the investigation is ongoing, said the probe was in a "preliminary" stage.