Judge OKs Galleon Wiretap Evidence, Severs Trial

Law360, New York (November 24, 2010, 3:39 PM EST) -- A federal judge has denied motions to suppress wiretap evidence against Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam and co-defendant Danielle Chiesi, both accused in a massive insider trading ring, while agreeing in a separate order to split up the trial, either by defendant or by criminal count.  

 

While FBI investigators’ failure to tell the judge who approved the Galleon wiretaps that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was conducting a parallel probe from which much of their own information was taken was “troubling to say...
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