He was sentenced in October in Manhattan federal court to 30 months in prison for his participation in a scheme in which he obtained and traded on material, nonpublic information, including information misappropriated from a law firm. And Kimelman duly reported to a US Penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pa. Monday to begin his sentence.
In the meantime, the newspaper has discovered the out-of-office auto message the trader has left on his old email address:
'(The owner of) this email address is currently at a re-education camp for the indeterminate future and (the emaill address) will not be checked. Please try back once (his) lesson has been learned. Mike'.