Criminal minds and increased surveillance

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The recent conviction of Raj Rajaratnam, the founder of hedge fund Galleon Group, has highlighted regulators’ increasing focus on criminal activity in the markets. Rajaratnam’s verdict is a victory for the US authorities not only because of the size of his crimes, but also because of the prominence the case has achieved, with the market surveillance methods and potential penalties discussed at length.

“Since the Galleon case was first brought by this office, our prosecutions have been responsibl

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