Zvi Goffer, a former hedge fund trader who briefly worked for Rajaratnam's Galleon Group, was sentenced to 10 years in prison in September for illegally getting word of impending mergers from attorneys who worked on such deals, and trading on that information. Goffer was reportedly known by associates as "Octopussy" because of his wide-ranging connections to insider information. Goffer's scheme allegedly netted $20 million in illegal profits.
As the Senior Editor of Advanced Trading, Justin Grant plays a key role in steering the magazine's coverage of the latest issues affecting the buy-side trading community. Since joining Advanced Trading in 2010, Grant's news analysis has touched on everything from the latest ... View Full Bio