Chiesi Gets 30 Months For Insider Trading

Jul 20 2011 | 3:45pm ET

Danielle Chiesi, the former hedge fund executive and co-defendant of Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for insider-trading.

Prosecutors had sought between 37 and 46 months for Chiesi, while her attorneys had asked for significantly less time than the 27 months that her boss—and former lover—Mark Kurland received.


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