Gupta Pushes To Exclude Rajaratnam Wiretaps From Trial

Law360, New York (May 8, 2012, 2:03 PM EDT) -- Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat Gupta asked a New York federal judge on Monday to exclude several wiretapped Raj Rajaratnam calls from his upcoming trial, saying the recordings were not connected to the charges of illegal stock tipping he faces.

Gupta's lawyers said at least four calls involving Raj Rajaratnam, the hedge fund founder who was convicted of insider trading last year, have nothing to do with charges Gupta faces and could prejudice a jury.

Gupta is accused of ferrying tips about Goldman and...
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