Insider Trading

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announces charges in inside trader scheme (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

9 Accused Of Making $30 Million Using Hacked Press Releases

Federal prosecutors say Ukrainian hackers worked with securities traders to make $30 million by breaking into the computer systems of companies that publish news releases about mergers and acquisitions.


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Mathew Martoma Sentenced To 9 Years For Insider Trading

A former portfolio manager convicted of helping his firm earn more than a quarter-billion dollars illegally through insider trading has been sentenced in New York to nine years in prison.


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NY Investor Firm Exec, Michael Lucarelli, Charged With Insider Trading

Michael Lucarelli was a director at Manhattan-based Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates Inc. when he made the illegal trades over the last year, prosecutors said as they announced 13 securities fraud charges.


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Hall Of Fame Golfer Phil Mickelson Says He Is Cooperating In Insider Trading Investigation

Mickelson’s manager confirmed Saturday that the investigation was the same outlined in reports in several newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal.


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Stamford Hedge Fund Sentenced For Insider Trading To Pay Largest Ever Criminal Fine

U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain formally administered the sentence on SAC Capital LP and three related entities under a $1.8 billion deal.


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Second Portfolio Manager From Stamford-Based Hedge Fund Convicted Of Insider Trader

When prosecutors announced the case against Mathew Martoma in November 2012, they said it may be the most lucrative insider trading scheme of all time.


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Judge: Hedge Fund Manager’s Fainting Spell Can’t Be Used As Evidence

A jury will not hear about how a former hedge fund manager fainted in front of his Florida mansion when federal agents showed up to talk about his alleged involvement in insider trading.


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Former Hedge Fund Manager Faints Just Before Guilty Verdict Read

Just as the Manhattan jury handed its verdict sheet to the judge Wednesday, the former hedge fund manager fainted on the defense table.


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Hedge Fund SAC Capital Admits To Insider Trading

One of the world’s most powerful hedge funds pleaded guilty this week to insider trading charges.


SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager Michael Steinberg walks out of a New York courthouse after being charged by U.S. prosecutors with engaging in insider trading on March 29, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Feds File Insider-Trading Charges Against Hedge Fund SAC Capital

Federal authorities in New York City announced the criminal charges against SAC Capital Advisors on Thursday. SAC is charged with wire fraud and four counts of securities fraud, but owner Steven Cohen is not charged.


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Judge Spares Prison Sentence For Insider Trading Defendant

New York U.S. District Judge Sidney Stein came to court Wednesday determined to send a Massachusetts cooperator to prison for his inside trading conviction.


Former Goldman Sachs executive Rajat Gupta enters federal court in Manhattan for sentencing - Oct. 24, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Former Goldman Sachs Executive Sentenced For Insider Trading

A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member convicted of insider trading has been sentenced to two years in prison.


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Michael Douglas, Gordon Gekko Star In New PSA Against Insider Trading & Securities Fraud

“Our economy is increasingly dependent on the success and integrity of the financial markets. If a deal looks too good to be true, it probably is,” Douglas says in the ad.


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Officials: 7 More Arrests In Wall Street Insider Trading Probe

Seven people have been arrested in an insider trading scheme that allegedly netted more than $61.8 million in illegal profits based on trades of a single stock, officials said.


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Two Charged With Insider Trading In Manhattan

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have charged two men with making $2.6 million in illegal profits on insider stock trades.