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The Billionaire’s Apprentice by Anita Raghavan Read Online (FREE)

The Billionaire's Apprentice by Anita Raghavan Read Online

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Cast of Characters


In September 2009, as Wall Street recovered from the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, an insider trading case was brewing…

The Leading Actors



The Guptas

Rajat K. Gupta—former three-time head of McKinsey and board member for Goldman Sachs, Procter & Gamble, and AMR

Anita Mattoo Gupta—his wife

Geetanjali, Megha, Aditi, and Deepali Gupta—his daughters

Ashwini and Pran Kumari Gupta—his parents

Kanchan Gupta—his younger brother

Jayashree Chowdhury—his younger sister


His Lawyers


Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel

Gary P. Naftalis—Gupta’s lead counsel; a former federal prosecutor turned A-list criminal defense attorney who has represented everyone from former Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner to Wall Street legend Kenneth Langone

David S. Frankel—longtime litigation partner of Naftalis, who represented New York State Liberal Party leader Raymond Harding in an inquiry by New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo

Robin Wilcox

Alan R. Friedman


The Kumars

Anil Kumar—McKinsey consultant who was Raj Rajaratnam’s classmate at Wharton and Gupta’s protégé at McKinsey

Malvika Kumar—his wife

Aman Kumar—his son

His Lawyers


Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello

Robert G. Morvillo—Kumar’s lead counsel; he represented domestic goddess Martha Stewart

Gregory Morvillo—his son, who after his father’s death would start his own firm and represent Level Global cofounder Anthony Chiasson

The Rajaratnams


Raj Rajaratnam—head of the Galleon Group

Asha Pabla Rajaratnam—his wife

Rengan Rajaratnam—former head of Sedna Capital and Raj’s youngest brother

Ragakanthan Rajaratnam—Galleon portfolio manager and Raj’s middle brother

His Lawyers


Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

John M. Dowd—Rajaratnam’s lead counsel; a feisty ex-marine who also served as special counsel to three commissioners of Major League Baseball in the investigation of Pete Rose and others

Terence J. Lynam

Samidh Guha

Patricia A. Millett

The Sheriffs of Wall Street



The Securities and Exchange Commission

George S. Canellos—director, New York office

David A. Markowitz—former assistant regional director, New York office

Sanjay Wadhwa—assistant regional director, New York office

Jason E. Friedman—senior staff attorney

John P. Henderson—senior staff attorney




  1. J. Kang—special agent who was one of the arresting agents of Bernie Madoff and also worked the Galleon case

The US Attorney’s Office, New York




Preetinder S. Bharara—US attorney, Southern District of New York

Reed Brodsky—assistant US attorney

Andrew Z. Michaelson—special assistant US attorney on loan from the SEC

Jonathan R. Streeter—assistant US attorney

The Galleon Circle



The Galleon Group


Michael Cardillo—portfolio manager

Kris Chellam—former Xilinx executive turned Galleon portfolio manager

Caryn Eisenberg—Rajaratnam’s executive assistant

Tom Fernandez—Rajaratnam’s Wharton classmate and head of investor relations

Michael Fisherman—analyst

Ian Horowitz—trader

David Lau—Rajaratnam’s Wharton classmate and Asia chief

George Lau—chief compliance officer

Ananth Muniyappa—trader

Gary Rosenbach—portfolio manager

Richard Schutte—chief operating officer

Leon Shaulov—portfolio manager

Adam Smith—Harvard Business School graduate, former Morgan Stanley investment banker, and portfolio manager at Galleon


Other Traders


William J. Lyons III—former Sedna trader with a weakness for instant messaging