Gupta Seeks To Bar Wiretaps In Insider Trading Case

Law360, New York (January 4, 2012, 6:45 PM EST) -- Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. director Rajat K. Gupta on Tuesday sought to keep wiretap evidence out of his upcoming criminal trial over tips he allegedly leaked to Galleon Group LLC founder Raj Rajaratnam as part of a massive insider trading scheme.

In a motion filed in New York federal court, Gupta argued that wiretapping — the controversial tactic prosecutors used in the Galleon investigation for the first time in an insider trading case — violates Title III of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets...
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