News Judge throws out conviction for code stealing for ex- By REUTERS July 6, 2015 11:06 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email A New York judge has thrown out the conviction of former Goldman Sachs Group Inc programmer Sergey Aleynikov on charges of stealing some of the bank's high-frequency trading code. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Daniel Conviser gave his decision on Monday, overturning the guilty verdict by a jury in May. Aleynikov, 45, a dual U.S. and Russian citizen, has been tried and convicted in two separate cases for copying Goldman's code. By REUTERS Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.