USA v. Cohn

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Case overview

Case Number:

2:19-cr-00097

Court:

New York Eastern

Nature of Suit:

Firms

  1. January 04, 2021

    Ex-SEC Staffer Wins Sentencing Delay Over COVID-19 Fears

    A New York federal judge on Monday postponed sentencing for a former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission staffer who pled guilty to improperly accessing information about an investigation into a private equity firm before leaving to join the company, granting the delay over COVID-19 concerns and expected disputes on sentencing guidelines.

  2. September 08, 2020

    Ex-SEC Staffer Takes Plea In Private Equity Leak Case

    A former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission staffer accused of improperly accessing information about a pending investigation into a private equity firm before he left to join the company copped Tuesday to a misdemeanor count of stealing government property.

  3. September 02, 2020

    NY Feds' Last-Ditch Bid To Delay Criminal Bench Trial Fails

    A New York federal judge refused a last ditch bid by prosecutors to delay a criminal bench trial of a former Securities and Exchange Commission staffer accused of pilfering information about a pending investigation into a private equity firm before he left to join the company.

  4. August 27, 2020

    Ex-SEC Staffer Wins Bid For Criminal Bench Trial

    Despite prosecutors' objections, a New York federal judge granted a rare criminal bench trial to a former compliance examiner accused of stealing information from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  5. August 10, 2020

    Ex-SEC Examiner Wants Bench Trial Over Feds' Protest

    A former compliance examiner accused of stealing information from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sought a rare criminal bench trial over prosecutors' objections on Monday, saying it is the only way to hold a speedy trial during the pandemic.

  6. April 30, 2020

    Ex-SEC Examiner's Data Theft Trial Delayed Due To Pandemic

    A New York federal judge has postponed the trial of a former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission compliance examiner accused of breaching classified government computer networks to score a job with a private equity firm, basing the decision on COVID-19 concerns.

  7. October 23, 2019

    Ex-SEC Compliance Expert Denies Pilfering Info For PE Firm

    The chief compliance officer at New York-based private equity firm GPB Capital pled not guilty Wednesday in a case alleging that he abused his prior position at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to gather information about an investigation into the firm.

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