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Fabrice Tourre, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. trader, was ordered to pay more than $825,000 after a federal jury last year found him liable of violating federal securities laws and defrauding investors. Judge Katherine Forrest on Wednesday ordered Mr. Tourre to disgorge $175,463 in gains related to a deal that imploded during the financial crisis, in addition to $650,000 in civil penalties…Mr. Tourre has stated that he doesn’t currently plan to return to the securities industry. Instead, he is slated to teach an economics course this spring at the University of Chicago, where he is in the midst of pursuing a doctorate in economics and has worked as a teaching assistant to other professors.
He can show you an embargoed copy of his syllabi for the fall, if it’d help.