Category Archives: Criminal Investigation

There’s At Least One Company Out There With the, um, Guts To Stand Up To The Government

The government’s insider-trading investigation into SAC Capital Advisors, a Connecticut-based hedge fund that manages in excess of $15 billion, has been the subject of many press articles. But since neither the company, nor its leader Steven A. Cohen, has been … Continue reading

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Quick Cases: Insider Trading

This is the first of what will be recurring posts that offer quick summaries of similar cases. Think of them as the Kay and Peele version of my blog posts, though not nearly as funny and always safe for work. … Continue reading

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“WE CAN NOT LOOSE [sic] THIS PROJECT!” Three Former Power Company Execs Charged in Indonesian FCPA Case

The number of former executives of a French power and engineering company indicted for FCPA violations is up to three. William Pomponi and Frederic Pierucci recently joined David Rothschild as defendants based on their supposed involvement in a scheme to … Continue reading

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How (Not) To Turn $10 T-Shirts Turn Into $350 Million Fraud

You may think of the teen clothing company Aéropostale as a cheaper alternative to Abercrombie to buy t-shirts for your fourteen year old, but it turns out that the company was also the focus of a $350 million fraud scheme.  … Continue reading

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