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A Good Week for Insider Trading

Friday, December 12, 2014

After an appeals court overtures two convictions, federal officials could have a harder time prosecuting insider trading.

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WNYC News

Judge Voids Insider Trading Guilty Verdicts

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A crusading prosecutor is handed a rare setback.

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WNYC News

Ex-Financial Analyst Facing Insider Trading Charge

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A former senior finance analyst at Merck & Co. is facing an insider trading charge in New York federal court for passing along secrets that earned $722,000 in illegal profits

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WNYC News

Can A Guilty Plea Really Deter Financial Crimes?

Monday, November 04, 2013

A Connecticut hedge fund has pleaded guilty to insider trading and agreed to pay a massive $1.2 billion penalty. The question now is whether SAC Capital’s record-setting settlement will change behavior on Wall Street.

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Money Talking

SAC Capital Hedge Fund Charged with Insider Trading

Friday, July 26, 2013

After years of circling billionaire Steven Cohen, federal authorities brought criminal charges Thursday against his hedge fund SAC Capital Investors. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Charles Gasparino on Insider Trading

Friday, July 12, 2013

Charles Gasparino talks about the government’s crackdown on insider-trading networks—an investigation that has led to more than 60 convictions. In Circle of Friends: The Massive Federal Crackdown on Insider Trading—and Why the Markets Always Work Against the Little Guy, he follows government investigators and prosecutors pursuing one of the most aggressive and broad-reaching series of insider-trading cases in the nation's history and has put big names on Wall Street behind bars.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and the Fall of Galleon Hedge Fund

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Anita Raghavan looks at Indian American’s ascent from immigrants to powerbrokers, and the downfall of the $7 billion hedge fund the Galleon Group after its founder, Raj Rajaratnam was charged with insider trading. In The Billionaire’s Apprentice, she tells the story of case against Rajaratnam  and Rajat Gupta, his accomplice and mole.

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Money Talking

Saturday Coffee Table: Money Talking Weekend Reading

Friday, May 31, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman and regular contributors Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar of Time magazine tell us what they're reading this weekend. 

 

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WNYC News

Ex-Goldman Board Member to Stay Free During Appeal

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

A federal appeals panel has decided that a former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member can remain free on bail pending the appeal of his insider trading conviction.

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WNYC News

Hedge Fund Manager Charged in 'Most Lucrative' Insider Trading Case

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A former hedge fund portfolio manager was arrested Tuesday on charges that he helped carry out the most lucrative insider trading scheme in U. S. history, enabling investment advisers and their hedge funds to make more than $276 million in illegal profits.

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WNYC News

Feds Seek 8 Years for Ex-Goldman Director in NY

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The government says a former Goldman Sachs board member convicted in New York of insider trading charges should serve at least eight years in prison.

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Opinion: Washington Post Insider Trading Probe Shows Congress' Greed Knows No Bounds

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Many of these folks either enter wealthy already or are ensured a soft landing with a golden parachute. Given all the fully-legal and quasi-legitimate benefits, you'd think they wouldn't have to grab at any more.

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WNYC News

Insider Trading Trial Enters 4th and (Possibly) Final Week

Monday, June 11, 2012

As the insider trading trial of prominent businessman Rajat Gupta enters it’s fourth week, it’s looking more and more unlikely that a verdict will be delivered by June 15.

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WNYC News

Goldman Chief Cross Examined in Insider Trading Trial

Friday, June 08, 2012

Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, was cross examined in a Manhattan courtroom Friday. It was his third day of testimony in the federal trial of Rajat Gupta, a prominent businessman and former member of the investment bank's board.

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WNYC News

Goldman CEO Testifies at Trial of Ex-Board Member

Monday, June 04, 2012

For the second time in as many years, Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein is testifying at an insider-trading trial.

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WNYC News

The Gupta Trial: Week 1

Friday, May 25, 2012

A prominent businessman, Rajat Gupta stands accused of abusing his position as a member of the board of directors of two major companies.

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WNYC News

NY Jury Hears Recording of Ex-P&G Board Member

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

A New York jury at an insider-trading trial has heard the lone recorded phone call of an ex-Goldman Sachs board member speaking with a billionaire hedge fund founder.

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WNYC News

Witness Ties Ex-Goldman Sachs Board Member to Hedge Fund Boss

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Federal prosecutors called their first witness in the insider trading case against former Goldman Sachs board member Rajat Gupta on Tuesday.

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WNYC News

Insider Trading Trial of Ex-Goldman Board Member Begins

Monday, May 21, 2012

A federal prosecutor says a former board member for Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble gave inside information to a billionaire hedge fund founder.

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WNYC News

FBI Taps Michael Douglas to Raise Financial Crime-Fighting Profile

Monday, February 27, 2012

The FBI is seeking to raise its profile as an enemy of financial crime — and not just fighters of terrorism — with the release Monday of a public service announcement featuring an actor who played a famous Wall Street villain.

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