Oliver Curtis free after a year behind bars

Former banker Oliver Curtis is set to be released this morning from a NSW jail after serving one year behind bars for insider trading.

The husband of high-profile Sydney publicist Roxy Jacenko was jailed in June 2016 after being found guilty of conspiring to commit 45 illicit trades through which the 31-year-old and then-friend John Hartman swindled $1.43 million.

The Supreme Court trial was told Curtis made trades between May 27 and June 2008 based on confidential information that Hartman possessed as an employee of Orion Asset Management.


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The judge set a maximum of two years in Cooma Correctional Centre but ordered he be released on recognisance after serving a year.

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