Ex-Flow Traders Worker Ducks Prison For Source Code Theft

By Stewart Bishop (February 23, 2015, 5:44 PM EST) -- A former trader for a Flow Traders BV affiliate has cut a deal with New York City prosecutors who accused him of stealing the Dutch trading house's proprietary software, dodging any prison time in exchange for pleading guilty Monday to unlawful computer data use.

At a hearing before New York Supreme Court Judge Laura Ward in Manhattan, Jason Vuu pled guilty to two counts of unlawful duplication of computer related material and two counts of unlawful use of secret scientific material, all felonies. Vuu was sentenced to five years probation, and agreed to pay almost $50,000 in restitution.

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