A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words, But T-3 Is Priceless
May 16, 2011, 12:32 PM EDT
Law360, New York (May 16, 2011, 12:32 PM EDT) -- The Raj Rajaratnam conviction on insider trading at the Galleon Group LLC demonstrates that the time and effort of a well-planned wire intercept is never wasted. A strong wire case takes the government beyond circumstantial evidence and into the mind of the suspect. The timing of illicit events is no longer the circumstantial matter of surveillance; it becomes the photographic backdrop for criminal events narrated by the targets themselves.
As Florida's former statewide prosecutor, I authorized over 100 wire intercepts of conversations and data. Like my...