Ex-Harman Executive Gets Eight Months for Insider Trading

  • Dennis Hamilton pleads guilty after he “did something stupid”
  • U.S. says Hamilton netted more than $130,000 on insider trades

Insider-trading cases sometimes contain an element of cloak-and-dagger intrigue, like whispered conversations on the golf course or payouts transferred to secret offshore accounts. The case against Dennis Hamilton, a former Harman International Industries Inc. executive, doesn’t fall into that category.

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