Wall Street Felon Raj Rajaratnam Is Living the Sweet Life in Prison

HONG KONG, CHINA:  This picture taken in Hong Kong 24 February 2005 shows a solid gold and gem-encrusted toilet valued at 38,000,000 million Hong Kong dollars (4.8 million USD).  The Hong Kong tourism board has removed the gold jewellery store that displays the toilet from its preffered list after staff were rude to customers.     AFP PHOTO/MIKE CLARKE  (Photo credit should read MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)
Mike Clarke, AFP/Getty ImagesRaj Rajaratnam isn't exactly using a solid-gold toilet while serving his sentence in Devens Federal Medical Center (below), but by prison standards, he's living a luxurious life.

By Steven Perlberg

Convicted insider trader Raj Rajaratnam is living the good life in prison, with plush accommodations and a personal "manservant."

According to a source cited by the New York Post's John Crudele, Rajaratnam -- the former CEO of Galleon Group -- has a prime cell that usually houses ill inmates.

Rajaratnam has a private toilet, shared balcony, television, and adjustable bed. Eddie, a fellow prisoner responsible for wheeling around infirm inmates, has taken a liking to Rajaratnam and cooks for him when the billionaire doesn't want to walk to the chow hall, a source told the Post.

This Friday, April 26, 2013 photo shows the entrance of the Devens Federal Medical Center (FMC) in Devens, Mass.  The U.S. Marshals Service said Friday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged in the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, had been moved from a Boston hospital to the federal medical center at Devens, about 40 miles west of the city. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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Eddie hopes to be the former hedge funder's driver when he gets out of Devens Federal Medical Center, according to the Post's report.

Apparently the other prisoners are upset about Rajaratnam's "special treatment," and believe he should be relegated to general population digs. Other sicker inmates have to walk half a mile to get grub. Not Rajaratnam.

Though all of Devens is a "medical facility" and Rajaratnam has diabetes and may need a new kidney, the source told the Post that Rajaratnam gets around fine and has lost weight.

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