(Bloomberg) -- A former Morgan Stanley financial adviser who stole client data that he called "the world's best cold- calling list" for his job search deserves a prison sentence for his crime, prosecutors said.

Galen Marsh, who worked in the firm's private wealth management division, is asking a judge to spare him from prison when he is sentenced Dec. 17, saying he took the data to analyze client information from home so he could do a better job. The government says there's no evidence of that.

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