SAC Seen Avoiding Worst Case in Bid for Financial Death Penalty

SAC Seen Avoiding Worst Case in Bid for Financial Death Penalty

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Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, speaks during a news conference in New York, on July 25, 2013. SAC Capital Advisors LP, the $14 billion hedge fund founded by Steven A. Cohen, was indicted by a U.S. grand jury for perpetrating an unprecedented insider trading scheme that was revealed as part of the government's six-year crackdown on criminal malfeasance on Wall Street.