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'Insider Trading' Trial Of The Century Starts Today

A judge began vetting potential jurors today in the insider trading trial of hedge-fund executive Raj Rajaratnam.

Jury selection starts today in what has been termed the 'insider trading case of the century' as Galleon Group's head Raj Rajaratnam stands trial accused of illegally earning $50 million.

The trial is expected to last 6 to 8 weeks. Rajaratnam denies all charges but courtroom drama is expected when some key witnesses take the stand later this month.

Melanie Rodier has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 10 years, covering business and finance, general news, and film trade news. Prior to joining Wall Street & Technology in April 2007, Melanie lived in Paris, where she worked for the International Herald ... View Full Bio

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