Securities Fraud

Financial Analyst Admits To Passing Insider Trading Tips To FriendA former Merck & Co. senior finance analyst pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court Thursday to insider trading charges.
Texas Man Charged In New York In First Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme CaseFederal prosecutors in New York on Thursday announced the first bitcoin securities fraud case, accusing a Texas man of engineering a Ponzi scheme involving bitcoins.
Investment Fund Manager Admits To $96 Million Ponzi SchemeAn investment fund manager has admitted in a Long Island courtroom to stealing nearly $100 million of investors' money in a Ponzi scheme that helped fund his interest in a Hamptons resort.
Stephen Walsh, Former Partial Owner Of Isles, Pleads Guilty To Securities FraudA former partial owner of the Islanders pleaded guilty to securities fraud Friday, admitting his participation in a 13-year fraud that authorities said enabled him to misappropriate more than $50 million for his own use.
Officials: Two NY Men Charged In $96 Million Ponzi SchemeIf convicted, Brian Callahan and Adam J. Manson each face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison on each of the securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud counts.
Suspect In Insider Trading Probe Pleads Guilty In NYCA San Diego man has pleaded guilty to insider trading charges in New York in a government crackdown on expert networking firm consultants who give illegal stock tips to hedge funds.
Connecticut Doctor Accused Of Insider Trading In ManhattanAn Ivy League-trained physician who became a health care investment analyst surrendered Wednesday on charges that accuse him of evading $30 million in losses.
Adviser Gets Jail In NY Pension Fund SchemeHenry "Hank" Morris was sentenced Thursday by a judge in Manhattan.
Madoff's Ex-Secretary Gets NY House ArrestBernard Madoff's former secretary has made bail and will await her New York trial while on house arrest.
Ex-IBM Exec Gets 6 Months In PrisonThe 53-year-old Moffat of Ridgefield, Conn., was once considered a candidate for chief executive officer at International Business Machiones Corp.