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Who is Oliver Curtis? Investment banker behind $1.4M scheme released

The 31-year-old Australian was described front-running large transactions on tips from Orion manager John Hartman.
Friday morning in Australia, investment banker Oliver Curtis was released from prison after spending a year behind bars for his part in an insider-trading scheme that involved a friend who worked for Orion Asset Management, John Hartman. A video shows the 31-year-old being whisked away on a private jet after being released from Cooma Correctional Centre, together with his 5- and 3-three-old children, Pixie and Hunter. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Curtis and his wife Roxy Jacenko kept the information about their father's time in prison from the children, instead of telling them that their dad was attending to business in China for the past year. The Herald has reported on how, over ten years ago, over a more-than-year-long period, John Hartman and Oliver Curtis forged an illicit partnership, one where Hartman would funnel inside knowledge about imminent market-moving transactions, Curtis would front-run the trades, and the two would split the profits. The pair profited from...