Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam, who is serving an 11-year prison term for insider trading, and his hedge fund have been sued by his younger brother for $13.5m he claims is owed him in unpaid commissions and legal costs.
Rengan Rajaratnam, the brother of Galleon Group co-founder Raj Rajaratnam, became the first of at least 88 people charged in a federal crackdown on insider trading to escape conviction.
A U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed two securities fraud counts against Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam, in a surprise development in the federal criminal insider trading case.
U.S. prosecutors plan to drop two securities fraud charges against former Galleon Group hedge fund portfolio manager Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of Raj Rajaratnam, who founded the firm and was convicted of insider trading in 2011.
Rengan Rajaratnam, 42, who worked as a portfolio manager at the Galleon Group of funds founded by his brother, is accused of illegal insider trading involving the stocks of Intel, Advanced Micro Devices and Clearwire, among others.
Gigi Stone reports on the Monday's top headlines.
Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge-fund founder Raj Rajaratnam, was taken into custody by FBI agents Sunday when he arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport on a flight from Brazil, a person familiar with the matter said.