Martin Druffner, the former Prudential broker, is planning on pleading guilty to the charges against him by the Securities and Exchange Commission, said his lawyer, Michael Collera, reports.

Druffner is being charged with wire and securities fraud and is believed to be the leader of a successful team of market timers. They are believed to have produced more than $1 million in commissions through $1.3 billion in market-timing trades on behalf of hedge fund customers.

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