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Bill Gates, Kofi Annan, others ask judge to be fair in Gupta sentencing

Former Goldman Sachs board member convicted of insider trading will be sentenced Oct. 24

Some prominent philanthropists in the business world have rallied in support of convicted inside trader Rajat Gupta.

Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates and former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan are among the individuals who recently wrote letters to U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff asking him to be fair when he sentences former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. board member and head of McKinsey & Co. Rajat Gupta later this month.

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