Securities Fraud

A court officer stands guard outside Federal Court on October 6, 2012 in New York after terror suspect radical Islamist preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri appeared before US Judge Frank Maas after being extradited from Britain. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Financial Analyst Admits To Passing Insider Trading Tips To Friend

A former Merck & Co. senior finance analyst pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court Thursday to insider trading charges.


An LED sign outside the D Las Vegas advertises that the hotel and casino now accepts Bitcoin. (credit: Getty Images)

Texas Man Charged In New York In First Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Case

Federal 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 Scheme

An 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 of WG Trading Co., a broker- dealer based in Greenwich, Conn., leaves Federal Court in Lower Manhattan on February 25, 2009. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Stephen Walsh, Former Partial Owner Of Isles, Pleads Guilty To Securities Fraud

A 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.


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Officials: Two NY Men Charged In $96 Million Ponzi Scheme

If 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 NYC

A 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.


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Connecticut Doctor Accused Of Insider Trading In Manhattan

An Ivy League-trained physician who became a health care investment analyst surrendered Wednesday on charges that accuse him of evading $30 million in losses.


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Adviser Gets Jail In NY Pension Fund Scheme

Henry “Hank” Morris was sentenced Thursday by a judge in Manhattan.


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Madoff’s Ex-Secretary Gets NY House Arrest

Bernard Madoff’s former secretary has made bail and will await her New York trial while on house arrest.


Former senior vice president of IBM Robert Moffat enters Manhattan federal court for his sentencing, Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, in New York. Moffat  pleaded guilty for his role in the Galleon Group insider trading case. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Ex-IBM Exec Gets 6 Months In Prison

The 53-year-old Moffat of Ridgefield, Conn., was once considered a candidate for chief executive officer at International Business Machiones Corp.