Harvard Business School Alum Sam Barai Hedge Fund Manager Charged With Insider Trading

Harvard Business School Alum Sam Barai, was charged today with insider trading. Barai, head of Barai Capital Management surrendered to authorities in connection with the charges. Barai Capital Management was started in 2008 and focused on technology and media companies and is in the process of closing its doors. It was one of four hedge funds raided by federal agents last year and was followed by scores of subpoenas and other raides to other funds. Sam Barai is listed in LinkedIn as a 1999 harvard Business School grad and also a graduate of New York University. Born 96% deaf, Barai worked with Ziff brothers investments before managing a successful equity long/short fund focused on tech-telecom stocks for Citigroup’s Tribeca Global management. Reports have revealed that Barai received inside information on Marvell Technology and Nvidia from Winifred Jiau, previously charged with conspiracy and securities fraud. Protege Partners, which helped Barai get started is telling clients today that it is helping the government on the ongoing insider trading investigation.