Mar 2, 2017

SEC freezes assets in SoftBank-Fortress insider-trading probe

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Wednesday it froze the assets of certain traders in a suspected insider trading scheme involving more than $3.6 million in profits related to the takeover Fortress Investment Group by Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. SoftBank said after ...

Jun 7, 2016

Kobe Bussan raided over suspected insider trading

Authorities raided the headquarters of supermarket chain operator Kobe Bussan Co. on Tuesday on suspicion of insider trading. The Kobe District Public Prosecutors Office and officers from Hyogo Prefectural Police led the raid on the company’s headquarters in the town of Inami, Hyogo Prefecture. ...

Mickelson cooperating with FBI in trading probe

/ Jun 1, 2014

Mickelson cooperating with FBI in trading probe

Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson confirmed that FBI agents investigating insider trading approached him this week at the Memorial tournament. The five-time major champion said Saturday he has done “absolutely nothing wrong.” A federal official briefed on the investigation told AP that the ...