Jeffrey Royer

Charge Date: Wed May. 22, 2002
Investigation Type(s):Informant, Sting
Charges:Criminal conspiracy, Fraud/financial crimes, Obstruction of justice, RICO/racketeering
Outcome:Found guilty
Convictions:Criminal conspiracy, Fraud/financial crimes, Obstruction of justice, RICO/racketeering
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation: None
Description:

Royer, an FBI agent, leaked confidential information about companies to Amr Elgindy. FBI agents posing as subscribers to Elgindy's website caught them manipulating stock prices. Royer quit the FBI to work for Elgindy and also enlisted Lynn Wingate, a fellow agent and his girlfriend, in the scheme. He was sentenced to six years in prison.

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