Ex-Galleon Trader's Wiretaps OK'd For Wife's FBI Suit

Law360, New York (July 31, 2013, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday allowed wiretap evidence used in the dragnet to finger former Galleon Group LLC trader Craig Drimal for insider trading to be used in another suit brought by Drimal’s wife, who claims FBI agents wrongly eavesdropped on privileged marital calls.

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Sullivan signed off on an application by the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s office to release the wiretap evidence for use in Arlene Villamia-Drimal's case targeting 16 current and former FBI agents.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Julian J....
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Case Information

Case Title

Drimal v. Makol et al

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Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Warren W. Eginton

Date Filed

May 15, 2012

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