INSIDER TRADING

Judge excludes video evidence in Rajaratnam trial

The jury at Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam's insider trading trial will not hear evidence of videotapes, fax and phone records from 1998 linking him to a former Intel Corp employee, the judge ruled on Tuesday.

Rajaratnam-Chiesi phone taps spice up trial

The jury in the high-profile Raj Rajaratnam insider trading trial heard plenty of racy language on phone taps on Monday, even though the judge had deleted portions as being too risque.

Rajaratnam brother removed Galleon records: filings

A former Galleon Group trader contends he saw a brother of accused hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam remove notebooks from their office on the day of Rajaratnam's October 2009 arrest, according to trial documents.

Ponzi schemer charged with insider trading

Barry Minkow, an audacious former Ponzi scheme swindler who claimed to have cleaned up his act, was charged on Thursday with insider trading in shares of Miami-based Lennar Corp , a leading U.S. homebuilder.

Ex-Ponzi-schemer charged with insider trading

Barry Minkow, a former Ponzi scheme swindler who claimed to have cleaned up his act, was charged on Thursday with insider trading in shares of Miami-based Lennar Corp , a leading U.S. homebuilder.

Rajaratnam trial hears Intel leaks admission

A former Intel Corp managing director testified on Tuesday that he shared the chipmaker's secrets with his close friend, hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam, the central figure in the biggest Wall Street insider trading trial in decades.

White-collar wiretaps can lead to legal challenges

NEW YORK, March 17 - In the ongoing insider-trading trial of Raj Rajaratnam, the government is firing some potent missiles from its arsenal of 2,400 taped phone conversations. But in a related case, a federal judge recently rebuked investigators for their handling of a wiretap, showing this powerful tool can open the government to uncomfortable legal challenges.

Rajaratnam lawyer: information public, not secret

Accused hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam did not get secrets about Advanced Micro Devices Inc and eBay Inc from a former high-placed friend because the information was already public, his lawyer argued at trial on Wednesday.

Ex-McKinsey partner tells jury he tipped Rajaratnam

A disgraced former partner at McKinsey & Co told jurors he leaked stock tips about the elite consulting firm's clients to Raj Rajaratnam, in dramatic testimony at the biggest U.S. insider trading trial in years.

Greed drove Rajaratnam's network: prosecutor

A U.S. prosecutor told a jury that greed drove hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam to establish a corrupt network of people to trade on inside information and make millions in illegal profits, as the trial got under way in the biggest Wall Street insider trading case in a generation.

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Jurors chosen for Rajaratnam insider trial

Prosecutors and defense lawyers for onetime hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam will clash in a high-stakes face-off in court on Wednesday when they make their cases to a jury in the biggest Wall Street insider trading case in a generation.
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Lawyers to duel at Rajaratnam insider trial in NY

The biggest Wall Street insider trading criminal case in a generation goes to opening statements on Wednesday, when prosecutors and defense lawyers for Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam face off in court.
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Jury to hear gripping opening of Rajaratnam trial

The biggest Wall Street insider trading criminal case in a generation goes to trial on Wednesday, when prosecutors open their case against Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam whose arrest 16 months ago shook the hedge fund world.
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Rajaratnam trial heads to opening statements

The biggest U.S. insider trading case in decades was expected to head into opening statements on Wednesday in a court showdown between prosecutors and lawyers for Galleon hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam.
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Rajaratnam trial starts, judge questions jury pool

The criminal trial of hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam, at the center of the biggest U.S. insider trading probe in decades, began on Tuesday with the judge asking potential jurors whether they could be fair in deciding the case of a wealthy financial executive.
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Raj Rajaratnam trial starts as judge questions jury pool

The criminal trial of hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam, at the center of the biggest insider trading probe in decades, began on Tuesday with the judge asking potential jurors whether they could be fair in deciding the case of a wealthy financial executive.
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Raj Rajaratnam in court for insider trading trial

Galleon hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam, the central figure in the biggest U.S. insider trading case in a generation, went to trial on Tuesday in a showdown with prosecutors that will feature wiretap evidence and the testimony of former friends and associates.
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