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Ex-Goldman Compliance Worker Sued by SEC for Insider Trading

  • His job was developing surveillance to detect illegal behavior
  • Judge freezes U.S. assets after associate quit, went to China

A Goldman Sachs Group Inc. employee hired to develop surveillance systems to detect illegal behavior was sued by the SEC for allegedly helping himself to inside information and trading on it. 

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Yue Han exploited his access to the firm’s information systems to make more than $468,000 using his personal trading account and that of a relative.