How the Feds Pulled Off the Biggest Insider-Trading Investigation in U.S. History – By Patricia Hurtado & Michael Keller June 1, 2016


For more than seven years, the U.S. government has relentlessly prosecuted Wall Street traders who used inside information to rake in hundreds of millions of dollars in profits.

Federal prosecutors in New York have racked up 91 convictions and collected almost $2 billion in fines. In the latest action on May 19, the government looked beyond Wall Street, accusing a legendary Las Vegas gambler of profiting from insider tips.

Here’s a by-the-numbers look at what happens when the Feds get serious about insider trading.Screen Shot 2016-06-01 at Jun 1, 2016 3.47

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