When The History Books On Sergey Aleynikov Are Written, They May Include Transcripts Of A Heated Debate About An Avocado And A Sandwich

"Hey, what the hell are you doing with that avocado?!" "I KNOW you didn't just put a piece of lettuce on my sandwich??" [A struggle over deli meat ensues]
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Evidence.

Earlier today, Dealbook's Matthew Goldstein reported that, amazingly, the government's most recent trial against ex-Goldman employee and alleged code thief Sergey Aleynikov had the potential to end in a mistrial because of a fight between two jurors over claims that one had somehow tampered with the other's avocado and sandwich. As of this afternoon, following a move by Aleynikov's lawyer to withdraw his motion for a mistrial citing the fact that his client just wants to get this thing over with, the jurors in question were dismissed and the jury resumed deliberations. Which is great for Aleynikov but not so great for those demanding answers re: what the hell happened with that avocado and sandwich. Luckily, it appears the judge presiding over the case has all our backs:

Obviously we'll keep you posted.

Earlier: Ex-Goldman Programmer Code Case May End In Mistrial Over “Food Tampering” Involving An Avocado And A Sandwich

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