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Taking a look at the biggest fraud cases of all time, and you're left with just one question: What's wrong with the pharmaceutical industry?
A former technology consultant jailed in the federal crackdown on insider trading at hedge funds called Business Insider early this morning to ask for help finding a lawyer.
Julian Assange has signed book deals worth more than £1 million ($1.5 million) in the US and UK, to allow the WikiLeaks founder to cover his legal fees and maintain the whistleblowing site, reports the Financial Times.
Luring investors into a stock market trap, taking money from hedge funds, pumping stocks, helping investment banks fund a liquidity crisis, being a team player for Wall Street - quite a lot of nefarious things for me to have foisted upon CNBC in just six months! No wonder its felt so hectic. Gary Anderson has written a 2000-word attack on CNBC titled Why Is CNBC Trying So Hard To Defend Insider Trading? But, for the most part, it is about John Carney.
The Wall Street Journal has revealed the identity of the government's cooperating witness CW-2.
Although it was the Department of Justice and the FBI that took the lead on four insider-trading arrests Thursday, the Securities and Exchange Commission is also conducting its own inquiries, the commission's director of enforcement said Friday.
The good news about yesterday's arrests is that federal authorities only arrested people who, if the allegations are correct, are truly bad guys.
No doubt more than a few eyebrows will be cocked when the eyes below them come across Advanced Micro Devices statement that it was the victim of insider trading.
While hedge fund employees breathed a sign of relief today when they learned that none of their numbers had gone down in the big insider trading sweep today, a close read of one of the criminal complaints filed in federal court today reveals that New York hedge funds have a mole in their midst.
One of the technology executives arrested Thursday in an insider trading sweep allegedly leaked advanced information about Apple’s iPad and revamped iPhone.
Steve Rattner, the veteran investor and co-founder of the private equity firm Quadrangle Group who led the administration's effort to restructure the auto industry, says insider trading charges help clean up bad apples from Wall Street.
A sigh of relief went out as authorities announced new insider trading charges against five people Thursday.
Walter Shimoon is one of the suspects arrested on Thursday in connection with the government's latest insider trading crackdown.
A federal appeals panel has upheld a freeze on the assets of more than 300 employees of Texas financier Allen Stanford, who is charged with running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme involving fraudulent certificates of deposit.
Legendary investor Michael Milken told CNBC Tuesday to expect inflation next year.
US securities regulators have broadened their investigation into the alleged $8 billion Ponzi scheme run by Allen Stanford, the Texan billionaire, to include brokerage executives who invested their clients’ money in Stanford International Bank products, reports the Financial Times.
A concurrence by a brilliant judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals may be a warning to federal authorities that they are over-stepping their bounds in pursuit of insider trading.
Even while the federal government is apparently cracking down on expert networks and other types of independent research firms that offer customers an inside track on various economic sectors, sell-side research firms are pushing ahead with these same types of promises. The twist, however, is that they aren't promising the inside track on companies traded on US equities markets.
The defense attorney for accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford says his client is not competent to stand trial next month, and he is asking for a court hearing to prove it.
Tucked within the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signed into law mid-summer, are new provisions, gone largely unnoticed by many, with monetary incentives that make it easier for employees to come forward with damaging information about there employer.