Alleged Raj-Linked Insider Trader Wants Evidence Nixed

Law360, New York (July 9, 2012, 5:48 PM EDT) -- Doug Whitman, a hedge fund manager who was allegedly involved in insider trading with a Raj Rajaratnam associate, asked a federal judge Friday to stop the government from presenting evidence of tipping he hasn't been charged with.

It would be inappropriate and confusing to let a jury hear about his involvement in inside trading not brought up in his indictment, Whitman's lawyers said in a motion filed with U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff.

“The only purpose the evidence could serve is to suggest Mr. Whitman...
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