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SEC charges LightSquared's Falcone with securities fraud
Former AT&T exec admits selling Apple and RIM secrets to traders

FBI agents use Facebook and Twitter to look for insider trading

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The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) regularly checks social networks, including Facebook and Twitter, for insider trading, according to two top agents, April Brooks and David Chaves, who oversee what the FBI calls Operation Perfect Hedge. The initiative has resulted in more than 60 convictions of hedge fund traders,...
FBI agents use Facebook and Twitter to look for insider trading

LightSquared's Falcone Charged With Securities Fraud

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The hedge fund that owns most of troubled mobile startup LightSquared has been rocked by securities fraud charges filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange......
LightSquared's Falcone Charged With Securities Fraud

Analyst who leaked Apple sales projections arrested, charged for insider trading

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A research analyst who allegedly obtained secret information about Apple and sold it for hundreds of thousands of dollars has been arrested and charged with securities fraud, conspiracy and insider trading....
Analyst who leaked Apple sales projections arrested, charged for insider trading

Japanese Internet icon, free from prison, starts app design firm

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A Japanese entrepreneur who founded one of the country's largest web portals and was a national celebrity before being jailed for securities fraud is now free and has launched a firm to develop smartphone apps....
Japanese Internet icon, free from prison, starts app design firm

Coinstar Investors Propose $6 Million Settlement Over Redbox Stock Dive

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Investors have filed to settle a lawsuit that claims Coinstar wrongfully juiced its share price by failing to disclose that some studios had shut out its movie-rental service, Redbox, from the new release market. In documents filed Friday in Seattle, investors led by a Rhode Island pension fund proposed...
Coinstar Investors Propose $6 Million Settlement Over Redbox Stock Dive

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

SEC Sues Psychic For Securities Fraud

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SEC Sues Psychic For Securities Fraud
Twitter And Other Social Media Fertile Ground For Stock Hoaxes
Former AT&T employee admits to leaking iPhone and BlackBerry sales figures as part of insider trading scheme

LightSquared's Falcone charged with securities fraud

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The hedge fund that owns most of troubled mobile startup LightSquared has been rocked by securities fraud charges filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission....
LightSquared's Falcone charged with securities fraud

Analyst charged with insider trading of SanDisk, Apple info

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A slew of insider trading charges were leveled Friday against a Portland, Oregon-based analyst who allegedly provided significant leaks regarding the technology industry. Consultant John Kinnucan was accused of two counts each of securities fraud and conspiracy for reportedly passing on secret information about F5, Flextronics, and SanDisk to hedge...
Analyst charged with insider trading of SanDisk, Apple info

LightSquared Files For Chapter 11

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Wireless Internet provider LightSquared has filed for Chapter 11 protection.LightSquared, the ambitious 4G wireless venture recently poised to bring lightning-fast Internet to the masses, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier today. Government tests found that LightSquared's signals interfered with GPS reception, a setback LightSquared was never able to recover...
LightSquared Files For Chapter 11

Report: Wiretapped Goldman exec found guilty of insider trading in case that involves Apple

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Rajat Gupta is on the right (image via the Wall Street Journal). A federal jury just convicted Rajat Kumar Gupta, an ex-Goldman Sachs director, of insider trading in a case that involves swapped information about Apple and other technology firms. According to the Wall Street Journal, Gupta was convicted on...
Report: Wiretapped Goldman exec found guilty of insider trading in case that involves Apple

Former fund manager arrested for allegedly running $8m Ponzi scheme with pre-IPO shares of Facebook

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Getting in on investments in a company like Facebook and LinkedIn before it goes public is a pretty hot opportunity, so much so that it appears one fund got a little too excited and tried to sell pre-IPO shares it didn’t actually have. Reuters reports that Craig Berkman, a former...
Former fund manager arrested for allegedly running $8m Ponzi scheme with pre-IPO shares of Facebook

Russian national charged with $1.4 million hacking scam

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A Russian national living in Brooklyn has been charged with computer and hacking crimes totaling $1.45 million stolen from retail stock brokerages and state or federal taxpayer coffers. Petr Murmylyuk, 31, was the ringleader of a gang that hacked into online brokerage accounts and used them to transact money-losing trades, according...
Russian national charged with $1.4 million hacking scam
Analyst charged with insider trading and fraud after leaking Apple sales data
Former AT&T employee admits to selling key info on Blackberry, iPhone

Hedge fund manager sentenced in Dell insider trading case

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A former portfolio manager at the now defunct Diamondback Capital Management has been sentenced to 54 months in prison for crimes related to a multimillion dollar insider trading scheme involving computer maker Dell and hardware maker Nvidia.Todd Newman was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District...
Hedge fund manager sentenced in Dell insider trading case

Analyst arrested for leaking iPhone sales numbers, charged with insider trading

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Analyst John Kinnucan is being charged with two counts of securities fraud, two counts of conspiracy, and insider trading for leaking sales numbers from Apple, reports Reuters. The lawsuits against the analyst were filed in a U.S. District Court in Manhattan, and he was arrested on Thursday. Kinnucan received tips from Apple’s suppliers SanDisk and...
Analyst arrested for leaking iPhone sales numbers, charged with insider trading

Former Yahoo executive settling insider trading charges

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Yahoo's former senior director of business management, Robert W. Kwok, and a former mutual fund manager at Ameriprise Financial have agreed to settle insider trading charges. The Securities and Exchange Commission maintains that Kwok and fund manager Reema D. Shah shared confidential information after a chance meeting in 2008 and...
Former Yahoo executive settling insider trading charges

Jeff Bezos Invests in Business Insider to Fund More Henry Blodget Crotch Shots

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(Photo: AlanLevenson.com) In a stunning gesture of support for EXCLUSIVE airplane journalism, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is leading a $5 million round in Business Insider, the web property helmed by Henry Blodget. The news comes following a detailed New Yorker profile of Mr. Blodget, who launched Business Insider after being banned from the securities...
Jeff Bezos Invests in Business Insider to Fund More Henry Blodget Crotch Shots

FBI Searches Social Media For Insider Trading

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The FBI launched Perfect Hedge Investigations, an effort to root out insider trading and includes monitoring of social networks. The emphasis on social media and online communications platforms like Skype accents how complex law enforcement is becoming in the connected era: a simple phone tap or document subpoena is no...
FBI Searches Social Media For Insider Trading

Former Yahoo Executive Pleads Guilty To Securities Fraud Charge Related To Microsoft Deal

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The Search Alliance between Yahoo and Microsoft had some unintended beneficiaries (now casualties). Yahoo’s former senior director of business management, Robert Kwok, has pled guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud, after being accused that he told a mutual fund manager in July 2009... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Former Yahoo Executive Pleads Guilty To Securities Fraud Charge Related To Microsoft Deal
Maybe Don't Tweet About Your Insider Trading Because the FBI Is Watching

Facebook and industry roundup: Marin, SDKs, Dachis Group, Perfect Audience, more

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PMD Marin Software goes public – Ad tech company Marin Software today went public after raising $105 million from an initial public offering priced at $14 per share. The stock opened at $19 per share and closed at $16.26. Marin began in 2006 as a paid search company, but was an...
Facebook and industry roundup: Marin, SDKs, Dachis Group, Perfect Audience, more

Japanese Internet icon, free from prison, starts app design firm

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A Japanese entrepreneur who founded one of the country's largest web portals and was a national celebrity before being jailed for securities fraud is now free and has launched a firm to develop smartphone apps.Takafumi Horie was once a household name in Japan as the outspoken founder and CEO...
Japanese Internet icon, free from prison, starts app design firm
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