Ex-Intel Exec Gave Clearwire Tips To Rajaratnam: US

Law360, New York (March 21, 2011, 7:21 PM EDT) -- Former Intel Corp. executive Rajiv Goel shared confidential details with Raj Rajaratnam about a $3.5 billion joint venture involving Sprint Nextel Corp. and Clearwire Corp., according to tapes played Monday in Rajaratnam's insider trading trial.

A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York heard secretly recorded telephone conversations in which Goel told the Galleon Group LLC founder on March 20, 2008, that Intel's board had approved the deal at a meeting a day earlier.

Among other details, Goel provided information...
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