Witness Says SAC's Steve Cohen Was the Real Target

Mathew Martoma arrives at court in New York on Jan. 16 Photograph by Seth Wenig/AP Photo

Occasionally a moment comes in a criminal trial when the curtains are lifted slightly, and the complex machinery of the justice system can be glimpsed behind them, in all its grotesqueness and glory. Such a moment occurred in a Manhattan courtroom yesterday where former SAC Capital portfolio manager Mathew Martoma is fighting for his freedom.

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