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Wall Street Stock Tipsters Risk Million-Dollar Salaries for Paltry Gains

  • Ex-Goldman banker reaped $85,000 from insider trading, US says
  • Brijesh Goel has pleaded not guilty to securities fraud
Former Perella Weinberg Partners banker Sean Stewart was sentenced to two years in prison in 2019 after a jury found he had tipped his father about impending health care mergers. 

Former Perella Weinberg Partners banker Sean Stewart was sentenced to two years in prison in 2019 after a jury found he had tipped his father about impending health care mergers. 

Photographer Louis Lanzano/Bloomberg

Sometimes crime really doesn’t pay.

Brijesh Goel had made it from investment banker to a principal at Apollo Global Management when he was arrested for allegedly passing deal tips during his time at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. For now, prosecutors claim he made $85,000 from the scheme.