Dec 23 (Reuters) - Barclays Plc
* Barclays says notes complaint filed by U.S. Department of Justice ("doj") today in U.S. District Court for Eastern District of New York.
* Says rejects claims made in complaint.
* Says considers that claims made in complaint are disconnected from facts. Barclays will vigorously defend complaint and intends to seek its dismissal at earliest opportunity.Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Simon Jessop)