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Goldman's Golden Analyst Under Investigation

Henry King may have leaked inside info to hedge funds

(Newser) - Federal investigators have set their sights on famed Goldman Sachs tech analyst Henry King in a broadening insider trading probe. The Feds suspect King, who is known for his spot-on calls, may be leaking inside information from Taiwanese electronic parts manufacturers to US investors, sources tell the Wall Street Journal... More »

Galleon Founder Slapped With $92.8M Civil Penalty

Convicted insider trader hit with record SEC fine

(Newser) - Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam has broken another record. The former billionaire, who received the longest-ever prison sentence for insider trading last month, has been ordered to pay the largest-ever Securities and Exchange Commission civil penalty for insider trading, reports the New York Times . The $92.8 million... More »

Ex-Goldman Exec Charged With Fraud

Rajat Gupta accused of leaking info to Galleon director

(Newser) - Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta surrendered to federal authorities today to face charges related to insider trading, the AP reports. Gupta appeared in Manhattan federal court and was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and five counts of securities fraud. The longtime McKinsey & Company... More »

Hedge Founder Gets 11 Years for Insider Trading

Raj Rajaratnam will report to prison next month

(Newser) - A former billionaire described by the government as "the modern face of illegal insider trading" was sentenced today to 11 years in prison, the longest insider trading sentence ever but short of the two decades sought by prosecutors. Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam also was fined $10 million and... More »

14 Charged as Galleon Insider Trading Case Widens

Feds finger Rajaratnam associates, lawyer

(Newser) - Two former Galleon Group employees and a Ropes & Gray lawyer were among 14 people charged today in the expanding insider trading case surrounding the hedge fund founded by Raj Rajaratnam, who was busted last month. The traders and lawyers snuck around, communicating in code over throwaway cellphones, but had... More »

Feds Missed Galleon Warning Signs

JPMorgan warned that fund dealt in 'grey areas'

(Newser) - The government says its star witness, Roomy Khan, was the first person to pass inside info to Galleon Group honcho Raj Rajaratnam, and went on to become a central part in his operation. Which is awkward, because Khan was prosecuted in 2000 for passing insider information to someone at Galleon—... More »

Look Out, Wall Street: Feds Using Wiretaps Now

Insider trading case against Galleon is first to use the tactic

(Newser) - The bad boys of Wall Street better watch their mouths. Federal prosecutors used wiretaps to make their case against hedge fund giant Raj Rajaratnam this week, and they plan to use them again in similar investigations. Wiretaps may be common when going after the mafia, say, or terrorists, but their... More »

Hedge Fund Founder Nabbed for Insider Trading

Raj Rajaratnam's $3B Galleon Group trades tech stocks

(Newser) - The founder of a $3 billion hedge fund and two other financial executives have been charged with insider trading, the Business Insider reports. Raj Rajaratnam, whose Galleon Group focuses on high tech stocks, was charged with conspiracy and fraud related to trades of Hilton and Google stock, among others. Execs... More »

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