Ex-Goldman Trader Gets 57 Mos. For Insider Trading

Law360, New York (January 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former Goldman Sachs Group trader who pled guilty last year to a role in a massive insider trading ring was sentenced Thursday to almost five years in federal prison as well as forfeiture of the $6.7 million he allegedly earned by illegally trading on tips.

Judge Richard J. Howell of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York sentenced Eugene Plotkin, 28, to 57 months in prison, the criminal forfeiture and a $10,000 fine, U.S. Attorney Michael J. Garcia announced. Plotkin must...
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