A jewelry store owner who prosecutors say made about $1.6 million trading on inside information from KPMG has been sentenced to five months in federal prison.
A former senior executive at Qualcomm Inc. has been charged with insider trading, accused of buying shares of the wireless technology company before major announcements.
A former partner at the accounting firm KPMG agreed to plead guilty Tuesday to a securities fraud charge for providing insider information to a friend who plied him in return with cash bribes, a Rolex watch and other luxurious items.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged former Angels infielder Doug DeCinces and three of his associates with insider trading preceding a buyout of Abbott Laboratories (ABT).
A former executive for an investor relations firm has been sentenced in Los Angeles to prison for an insider trading scheme that generated nearly $2 million in illegal profits.