Cooperator Lied In Wiretap Evidence, Rajaratnam Says

Law360, New York (February 10, 2011, 8:29 PM EST) -- Insider trading defendant Raj Rajaratnam has accused a government witness of fabricating information in secretly recorded telephone conversations, asking a judge to strike that evidence from an upcoming trial.

The Galleon Group LLC founder, whose trial has been postponed to March 8, filed a memorandum in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York saying Spherix Capital LLC co-founder Ali Far essentially made up details in wiretapped discussions about Cisco System Inc., Synaptics Inc. and Intel Corp.

In one instance, Far told Rajaratnam...
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