Insider Trading


  • Martoma denied bail   Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 2:44 PM ET
    Martoma denied bail

    Former SAC portfolio manager Mathew Martoma has been denied bail, and will serve 9 years in prison, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Pharma fight: What's Allergan worth?   Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 9:08 AM ET
    Pharma fight: What's Allergan worth?

    CNBC's David Faber reports Valeant Pharmaceuticals is willing to increase its bid for Allergan to at least $200 a share. Jim Cramer provides insight to litigation against investor Bill Ackman over insider trading

  • Martoma's wife speaks out   Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 1:48 PM ET
    Martoma's wife speaks out

    Patrick Radden Keefe, The New Yorker staff writer, provides insight to his interview with Rosemary Martoma, the wife of Mathew Martoma about her husband's 9 year prison sentence for insider trading while at Steve Cohen's former hedge fund SAC Capital.

  • Insider trading charges tied to Herbalife short Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    The headquarters building of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington.

    The SEC accuses two men of insider trading ahead of Bill Ackman's announcement that his Pershing Square fund had taken a short position on Herbalife.

  • SEC charges 2 with insider trading in Herbalife shares

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports the SEC has charged two men with insider trading in Herbalife shares. One of the charged men was the roommate of a former Pershing Square analyst.

  • Barefoot perp pleads guilty in insider trading case Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 1:54 PM ET

    A month after bolting from court barefoot, New York investor relations executive Michael Lucarelli pleads guilty on his 52nd birthday.

  • A blast from Martha's past: Waksal plans new IPO Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 7:31 AM ET
    Former ImClone CEO Sam Waksal leaves federal court in New York, June 10, 2003.

    Banned ImClone founder Sam Waksal's new biotech company, Kadmon, has plans to go public. The company aims to file with the SEC by the end of this year.

  • Law firm technician charged with insider trading Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 12:52 PM ET
    File photo: FBI agents in jackets

    Dmitry Braverman is the second employee of the Wilson Sonsini law firm to be accused of insider trading in recent years.

  • Hedge funds included in trading probe: Report Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 7:23 PM ET
    The Securities and Exchange Commission building is shown in Washington.

    A federal insider trading investigation is broadening to include several hedge funds in light of new evidence, the WSJ reported.

  • Mathew Martoma sentenced to 9 years, will appeal Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 6:39 PM ET
    Mathew Martoma, a former SAC Capital Advisors LP fund manager, arrives at federal court for a sentencing hearing in New York, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

    In one of the longest prison sentences for insider trading, SAC's Martoma was also ordered to forfeit $9.38 million by a federal judge in New York.

  • Mathew Martoma sentenced to 9 years   Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 4:37 PM ET
    Mathew Martoma sentenced to 9 years

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the latest sentencing details for former SAC trader Mathew Martoma.

  • Sentence day for SAC's Mathew Martoma   Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 1:30 PM ET
    Sentence day for SAC's Mathew Martoma

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on former SAC portfolio manager Mathew Martoma's sentence day.

  • Today's Martoma sentencing: 8 years? Or even more? Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager at a unit of SAC Capital Advisors, exits federal court in New York.

    A federal judge is set to deliver what could be the harshest sentence for insider trading to date.

  • Insider trading suspect bolts—barefoot—from cameras Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    A man accused of insider trading bolted when he spotted cameras outside the courthouse. He continued to run even after his sandals slipped off.

  • Lucarelli runs to escape CNBC cameras   Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    FBI agents arrested Investors Relations executive Michael Lucarelli on charges related to insider trading. CNBC's Sue Herera shows video of Lucarelli taking off from CNBC cameras upon leaving the federal court building Tuesday.

  • Brian Jorgenson, 32, had pleaded guilty to securities fraud.

    A former Microsoft employee was sentenced to two years in prison for his part in an insider trading scheme that netted more than $400,000.

  • Bill Ackman

    A lawsuit by Allergan says the unusual arrangement by Valeant Pharmaceuticals and activist investor Bill Ackman amounts to insider trading.

  • Allergan vs. Ackman   Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 4:35 PM ET
    Allergan vs. Ackman

    Allergan is suing Valeant, Bill Ackman and his firm Pershing Square for allegedly violating insider trading laws. Marc LoPresti of LoPresti Law Group, and CNBC's Robert Frank dissect the lawsuit.

  • Allergan sues Valeant & Pershing Square   Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Allergan sues Valeant & Pershing Square

    CNBC's David Faber reports Allergan has filed a lawsuit against Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Pershing Square's Bill Ackman alleging a violation of federal securities laws.

  • Tipster on the Hill?   Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 2:12 PM ET
    Tipster on the Hill?

    The SEC is expanding an insider trading investigation which may have started with congressional staffers. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.