Insider Trading


  • 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

    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

    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 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

    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

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

  • Icahn Enterprises chairman Carl Icahn discusses the insider trading investigation with CNBC's Scott Wapner.

  • Bharara: Wall Street not inherently corrupt  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    U.S. Attorney SDNY Preet Bharara, says he doesn't think any institution is inherently corrupt, but corrupt cultures develop in some areas.

  • Bharara: Goal of BNP case not to destroy bank  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:10 PM ET

    U.S. Attorney SDNY Preet Bharara, discusses the objective of the BNP Paribas criminal case.

  • Sheriff of Wall Street at Delivering Alpha  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    U.S. Attorney SDNY Preet Bharara, provides insight to some of the most recent insider trading cases, and why some people are still committing this crime.

  • Steven Cohen writes big check to Uncle Sam Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:04 AM ET
    Steven A. Cohen

    Cohen proved to be a stickler for the letter of the law when it came to paying the criminal penalty imposed on his former hedge fund. The NYT reports.

  • The case against Rengan Rajaratnam  Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 3:28 PM ET

    Former Federal prosecutor Mitch Epner, and CNBC's Scott Cohn discuss the acquittal of Rengan Rajaratnam on insider trading charges.

  • US Attorney Bharara loses insider trading case  Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 3:25 PM ET
    Preet Bharara, United States attorney for the Southern District of New York.

    U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has lost his first case since cracking down on insider trading. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the jury has found Rengan Rajaratnam not guilty of conspiracy to commit insider trading.

  • Rengan Rajaratnam acquitted: Reuters  Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 2:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the jury has found Rengan Rajaratnam not guilty of conspiracy.