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  • NY judge upholds charges against financier's kin

    A judge has declined to toss out federal fraud charges against the brother of a one-time billionaire hedge fund founder, though she noted that two charges have flaws that the government must fix.

  • Ex-Goldman board member's conviction upheld in NY

    A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member was fairly convicted on charges that he fed lucrative inside tips to a billionaire hedge fund owner, a federal appeals court said Tuesday.

  • Former tech exec settles insider trading charges

    A former executive at a technology firm in Silicon Valley is settling charges lodged by federal regulators that he provided insider information to convicted Galleon hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam.

  • Rajat Gupta (center) leaves federal court in New York on Wednesday after the former Goldman Sachs board member was sentenced to two years in prison for feeding inside information to his friend. (Associated Press)

    Former Goldman official gets two years

    A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday, culminating a spectacular fall from grace for a man who retained support from prominent business and civic leaders even after he was convicted of feeding inside information about board dealings to a billionaire hedge fund owner who was his friend.

  • **FILE** Rajat Gupta arrives June 12, 2012, at court in New York. Gupta was charged with passing secrets he learned from Goldman's board in fall 2008 to a billionaire hedge fund founder who used the information to make millions of dollars. (Associated Press)

    Former Goldman Sachs director convicted in NYC

    A former Goldman Sachs director was found guilty Friday of feeding confidential information to a corrupt hedge fund manager, becoming the most prominent defendant convicted so far in a wide-ranging probe conducted by investigators armed with wiretaps.

  • Jury selection for the insider trading trial of Rajat Gupta (left), the former board member for Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble, begins on Monday. He is charged with one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and five counts of securities fraud. (Associated Press)

    Insider trading trial to begin

    The July 29, 2008, phone call between two titans of Wall Street began with the old friends exchanging mild pleasantries, but then quickly turned serious and - by the government's account - criminal.

  • Ex-Goldman board member indicted

    A former board member of Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble became the most prominent business executive arrested in the biggest insider-trading case in history when a securities fraud indictment was unsealed against him Wednesday.

  • ** FILE ** Rajat Kumar Gupta, former chairman of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, listens during a session of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January 2009. (AP Photo/Keystone/Alessandro Della Bella, File)

    Ex-Goldman board member surrenders in trading case

    A former Goldman Sachs board member surrendered to federal authorities Wednesday to face criminal charges stemming from a massive hedge-fund insider-trading case.

  • Raj Rajaratnam, co-founder of Galleon Group LLC, leaves federal court in New York after being sentenced. (Associated Press)

    Fund founder gets 11 years for insider trading

    A former billionaire described by the government as "the modern face of illegal insider trading" was sentenced Thursday to 11 years in prison, the longest insider-trading sentence ever but far short of the two decades sought by prosecutors.

  • Raj Rajaratnam, billionaire co-founder of Galleon Group, is surrounded by photographers Wednesday as he leaves Manhattan federal court in New York. The former Wall Street titan was convicted Wednesday of making a fortune by coaxing a crew of corporate tipsters to give him an illegal edge on blockbuster trades in technology and other stocks, in what prosecutors called the largest insider trading case ever involving hedge funds. (Associated Press)

    Hedge fund billionaire found guilty

    Hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam was found guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in New York on charges of conspiracy and securities fraud stemming from his involvement in what federal prosecutors called the largest hedge fund insider-trading scheme in history.

  • Raj Rajaratnam, billionaire co-founder of Galleon Group, is surrounded by photographers Wednesday as he leaves Manhattan federal court in New York. The former Wall Street titan was convicted Wednesday of making a fortune by coaxing a crew of corporate tipsters to give him an illegal edge on blockbuster trades in technology and other stocks, in what prosecutors called the largest insider trading case ever involving hedge funds. (Associated Press)

    Hedge fund founder convicted in inside-trade case

    former Wall Street titan was convicted Wednesday of making a fortune by coaxing a crew of corporate tipsters into giving him an illegal edge on blockbuster trades in technology and other stocks — what prosecutors called the largest insider trading case ever involving hedge funds.

  • ** FILE ** Rajat Gupta, chairman of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, listens to a statement during a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in June 2009. Federal regulators on Tuesday, March 1, 2011, charged Mr. Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs board member, with insider trading. (AP Photo/Keystone/Alessandro Della Bella, File)

    Ex-Goldman director charged with insider trading

    Federal regulators have charged a former Goldman Sachs board member with insider trading, saying he provided confidential information to the central figure in a major hedge fund probe.

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