Ex-Goldman Programmer's NY Code Theft Case Put On Hold

Law360, New York (August 15, 2012, 3:10 PM EDT) -- A New York judge on Thursday adjourned until Oct. 23 the case of a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. programmer who has already beat federal charges that he stole the firm's computer code, as state prosecutors weigh whether to formally charge him.

Sergey Aleynikov, 42, made a brief court appearance in criminal court during which the state case was adjourned, his attorney Kevin H. Marino confirmed to Law360. Prosecutors now have six months to decide whether they will bring formal charges against the former Goldman employee,...
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