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  • Ex-Goldman Sachs Programmer Found Guilty in Split Verdict

    05/01/2015 12:04:27 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 1 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 1, 2015 | By BEN PROTESS and MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN
    For the second time in five years, Sergey Aleynikov was convicted on charges of stealing confidential computer trading code from his former employer, Goldman Sachs. The first time it took a federal jury just hours to convict; this time it came after more than a week of deliberation and an accusation of “food poisoning” and avocado tampering in a state court jury room. A jury on Friday convicted Mr. Aleynikov on one of the counts he faced but found him not guilty on another. They deadlocked on a third count against Mr. Aleynikov, who smiled nervously after the decision was...
  • Programmer cleared of stealing code from Goldman Sachs

    02/18/2012 9:18:11 PM PST · by DeaconBenjamin · 8 replies
    guardian.co.uk ^ | Saturday 18 February 2012 01.38 EST
    Sergey Aleynikov has conviction dismissed out of hand by appeal judges after serving a year for copying trading software A former Goldman Sachs computer programmer has been freed from prison after a surprise ruling from a federal appeals court quashed his conviction for stealing computer code. "Justice occasionally works," said Russian-born Sergey Aleynikov, who walked free after serving one year out of a sentence of eight years or more. Aleynikov, a naturalised US citizen who emigrated from Russia in 1990, was first arrested in July 2009 as he returned from a trip to Chicago to the offices of his new...