| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:00 PM
It was the Starbucks sting.
The defining moment in the KPMG insider-trading scandal took place over coffee at a Starbucks in the San Fernando Valley, where the accountant at the center of the case was set up by his longtime friend.
| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Prosecutors filed a criminal charge against disgraced former KPMG partner Scott London, saying he gave a stock-trading friend inside information about his firm's clients in exchange for cash, jewelry and expensive dinners.
The criminal case filed...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:10 PM
It's the kind of audacious but small-stakes insider trading that normally wouldn't have merited much attention.
Golfing buddies Scott London and Bryan Shaw netted just $1.3 million, a blip in a world where Wall Street kingpins pocket hundreds of...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 9:11 AM
The GOP-led House passed a tamer version of a sweeping ethics bill that would ban lawmakers' insider trading for personal gain, setting up a showdown with the Senate, which approved a stricter version.
The legislation is the most ambitious effort in...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 5:07 PM
A former executive at CKE Restaurants Inc., the parent company of fast food chains Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, was charged with insider trading by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Regulators have accused Noah J. Griggs Jr. with buying 50,...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Rep. Spencer Bachus, chairman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee, is facing an investigation into possible violations of insider-trading laws, the Washington Post reported.
The Office of Congressional Ethics opened a probe of the...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:40 PM
When is the exchange of scientific data a possible case of insider trading? When the safety and effectiveness of cancer drugs are tested in advanced clinical trials, says a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The former host of a popular Persian-language financial radio talk show has been indicted on charges that he defrauded investors -- including some of his show’s listeners -- out of $20 million in a long-running Ponzi scheme. John Farahi, 54,......
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The Securities and Exchange Commission has accused Stiefel Laboratories, a subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline, and the subsidiary’s former chief executive of defrauding employees and other shareholders by buying back the company’s private stock...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Sunday's column focused on all six of Central Florida's Congressional reps in the U.S. House. My question for them: ”What have you accomplished this year?” No what you wanted to accomplished, wished you'd accomplished or tried to accomplish....
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE — It's less than a week before Christmas and Hannukah starts tomorrow, so the capital city is filled with the holiday spirit and its stores are filled with sales. And while one would think that state policy makers would be quieting...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:37 PM
A serious bidder to purchase the Dodgers has emerged in hedge-fund king Steven Cohen, and perfect or not, he'll have to be taken very seriously....