Proprietary code thieves sentenced in US

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Two high-profile cases of proprietary code theft have been resolved after the defendants received their sentences in New York this month.

Former Société Générale (SG) trader Samarth Agrawal and former Goldman Sachs programmer Sergei Aleynikov have been sentenced to three and eight years’ jail time, respectively.

Agrawal was arrested by federal authorities in the US in April, before he was due to start his new job at Tower Research Capital. He is accused of having copied reams of proprietary SG

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