Accused Insider Trader Rebuked For 'Vile' Calls To Feds

Law360, New York (February 23, 2012, 9:24 PM EST) -- Accused insider trader John Kinnucan could be freed on bail pending trial, but will not be allowed to touch a phone or computer because of a stream of “vile” telephone calls he made to prosecutors, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Deborah Batts ruled that Kinnucan must stay away from “any method of communication,” except to call his lawyer or look for a job, after a hearing in which she heard heard six of two dozen voice mail messages Kinnucan left for prosecutors, cooperating...
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