New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam and executive at New Castle Funds LLC. Danielle Chiesi appeared in Manhattan federal court to plead not guilty to insider trading, conspiracy and securities fraud.
The indictment includes 17 counts of conspiracy and securities fraud and seeks to recover $20.8 million. Among the stocks they traded illegally were those of Google Inc., Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and Intel Corp., according to the indictment.
In October of this year, Khan pleaded guilty to a criminal information charging her with conspiracy to commit securities fraud and obstruction of justice, she entered her plea three days after hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam’s arrest.
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