UPDATE 1-U.S. judge refuses to delay code theft trial for ex-Goldman programmer

April 1, 2015 9:24 PM

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NEW YORK, April 1 (Reuters) - A New York judge on Wednesday rejected a request from prosecutors to delay the scheduled trial of former Goldman Sachs Group Inc computer programmer Sergey Aleynikov, who is charged with stealing code from the investment bank.

Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Daniel Conviser ordered the trial to move forward immediately in the long-running case that inspired Michael Lewis' best-selling book "Flash Boys" about high-frequency trading.

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