Execution Threats To Regulators Earn Trader 28-Month Term

Law360, New York (April 6, 2012, 7:33 PM EDT) -- Former commodities trader Vincent P. McCrudden was sentenced to 28 months in prison Friday for threatening to kill over 40 employees of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulators.

U.S. District Judge Denis R. Hurley also sentenced McCrudden, 51, to two years' probation after his release from prison.

McCrudden, who had been investigated over unregistered commodity pools by the SEC, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, National Futures Association and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, pled guilty in July to two counts of threatening officials....
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