Home Banking & Finance Former Stamford trader pleads guilty to fraud, conspiracy charges Banking & FinanceCrimeFairfieldPremium Content Former Stamford trader pleads guilty to fraud, conspiracy charges By Patrick Gallagher - April 16, 2013 A former trader with Stamford-based Rochdale Securities L.L.C. pleaded guilty to fraud and conspiracy charges yesterday in connection with a stock purchase that ultimately led the brokerage firm to cease operations. This content is for Westfair Online members only. Please Sign in / Join to view this content. Become a member by Registering Here.