Ex-Goldman Coder Loses Double Jeopardy Bid In Theft Case

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 6:48 PM ET) -- A New York state court has denied double jeopardy claims by former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. programmer Sergey Aleynikov, who beat federal charges of stealing the bank’s computer trading code, only to be indicted by state authorities, according to a ruling made public Tuesday.

Judge Ronald A. Zweibel denied a bid by Aleynikov to dismiss the state court indictment, according to the April 5 ruling. The Second Circuit threw out federal charges against Aleynikov in February 2012, but Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. launched similar...
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