Smile, buddy. Trust us, it could be a whole lot worse.
Stealing stuff from Goldman Sachs, even when it’s not actually a crime, is good for a year in jail and six years of legal bills and general hardship. Stealing stuff for Goldman Sachs? From the government? How about 200 hours of community service, a $2,000 fine and a promise to never do it again?
A former staff member at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York was sentenced to a year of probation for leaking confidential information to his ex-boss, who was then a junior banker at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., according to the U.S.