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A federal grand jury in New York has returned a new indictment against hedge fund mogul Raj Rajaratnam and former consultant Danielle Chiesi, sharply raising the stakes in what authorities had already called the largest hedge fund insider trading case in history.
The New York Attorney General's office is filing civil charges against Bank of America and its former CEO Ken Lewis, saying the bank misled investors about Merrill Lynch when it acquired the Wall Street bank in late 2008.
A former hedge fund manager named Mark E. Lenowitz has been secretly cooperating with an expanding federal investigation of insider trading on Wall Street for more than two years, in hopes of reducing his jail time.
It is one of the biggest mysteries on Wall Street: Who is Tipper X, the secret witness at the center of the biggest insider-trading case in a generation?
Defense lawyers for wealthy hedge fund operator Raj Rajaratnam are returning to a federal courtroom to try to reduce his bail on insider trading charges.
One of the alleged tipsters in the Galleon hedge fund insider trading case could plead guilty as soon as Thursday, CNBC has learned, potentially becoming a key witness in the sweeping federal investigation.
Federal prosecutors said they intend to file a new indictment against hedge fund mogul Raj Rajaratnam, charged last year in a sweeping insider trading case.
A group of investors in Allen Stanford's alleged Ponzi scheme are demanding a powerful Texas congressman give them the same kind of support he showed Stanford when regulators shut down the alleged scam in February.
A federal judge has denied an emergency request by attorneys for indicted billionaire Allen Stanford to free their client on bail.
Attorneys for accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford—who has been in custody without bail since his indictment in June—say their client is in danger of a "complete nervous breakdown," so they are again asking a federal judge to let him go free on bail.
A federal judge has found accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford and three co-defendants in contempt of court in a dispute over their legal fees.
In the last two months, SAC Capital Advisors has turned into a $13 billion piñata.
A lawyer for former media baron Conrad Black urged the Supreme Court Tuesday to overturn his fraud conviction, and several justices asked whether the federal law at issue was too vague.
Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's longtime auditor has entered a guilty plea in a federal court in Manhattan.
The first tip from inside Intel reached Raj Rajaratnam more than a decade ago — from the same source who has now turned against him in the biggest insider-trading case in a generation, says the New York Times.
The central witness in a federal insider trading case against Raj Rajaratnam, founder of the Galleon hedge fund, has a more than 10-year history of passing on privileged information to the fund, according to federal court documents.
Roomy Khan, the central witness who brought down the Galleon hedge fund, is a former Galleon employee with a history of financial trouble who agreed to cooperate with prosecutors after she was caught making trades using inside information, the New York Times reports.
If Mr. Raj Rajaratnam was trading on insider information, as authorities claim, apparently he was not very good at it, the New York Times reports.
Galleon Group is winding down its hedge fund holdings, the company's embattled CEO Raj Rajaratnam said in a statement.
Philanthropist Brooke Astor's 85-year-old son had it all but wanted more, and now he might have to face his remaining years in a stark prison cell after being convicted of looting his ailing mother's nearly $200 million estate.