SEC Charges Former Goldman Sachs Board Member Rajat Gupta With Insider Trading

“Board Member of Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Charged in Insider Trading Scheme”

Washington, D.C., March 1, 2011 – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced insider trading charges against a Westport, Conn.-based business consultant who has served on the boards of directors at Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble for illegally tipping Galleon Management founder and hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam with inside information about the quarterly earnings at both firms as well as an impending $5 billion investment by Berkshire Hathaway in Goldman.

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