David Brooks found guilty in stock fraud trial

David Brooks leaves federal court in Central Islip.

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David Brooks leaves federal court in Central Islip. (Feb. 24, 2009) (Credit: James Carbone)

Body-armor magnate David Brooks was convicted Tuesday of all 17 counts against him after a trial in federal court on charges that he orchestrated a massive stock fraud scheme, and his co-defendant, Sandra Hatfield, was found guilty of 14 of the 16 counts against her.

Brooks and Hatfield were each charged in a 16-count indictment with conspiracy; securities, wire and mail fraud; insider trading;...

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