Ex-Goldman Worker Cops To Insider Trading With NFL Player

By Matt Fair (September 19, 2018, 2:14 PM EDT) -- An ex-Goldman Sachs associate pled guilty in Pennsylvania federal court Wednesday to charges that he provided tips about corporate transactions that allowed current Seattle Seahawks linebacker Mychal Kendricks to make stock trades ahead of the deals.

Before U.S. District Judge Gene Pratter accepted Damilare Sonoiki's plea in the insider trading case in Philadelphia, however, she had one simple question about his motivation for copping to the allegations.

"Why?" she asked.

Sonoiki, who showed little animation during the course of Wednesday's hearing, offered a simple answer in return.

"Because I'm guilty," he said.

"You know that?"


Federal prosecutors charged Sonoiki and...

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