Visa Inc., MasterCard Inc. and American Express Co., the biggest U.S. payment networks, proposed using “digital tokens” instead of account numbers for processing purchases made online and with mobile devices.
Prosecutors waiting for a jury verdict in the trial of Galleon Group LLC’s Raj Rajaratnam may take comfort that four defendants tied to the insider-trading probe that began with him are pursuing plea deals.
The insider-trading trial of Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam next month is the culmination of U.S. investigations dating back 12 years that involved blind alleys, anonymous tips, wiretaps and a trip into the Tamil Tiger underworld before prosecutors got their man, Bloomberg News’ Patricia Hurtado reports.
Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam had a ready answer for every question U.S. regulators put to him about possible insider trading three years ago, Bloomberg News’s David Glovin and Andrew M. Harris report.
Massey Energy Co., dealing with the death of 29 miners at one of its West Virginia coal mines, is being investigated by the FBI for possible bribery of state and federal inspectors, a person familiar with the probe said.
While Fabrice Tourre may have found himself fabulous when devising intricate transactions and presuming he survived their collapses, the e-mail trail he left behind was a less-than-marvelous repetition of history.
The U.S. government rested its case yesterday in a prosecution that may provide a preview of next year’s trial of Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam, accused of helping direct the largest-ever hedge fund insider trading scam, Bloomberg News’ David Glovin reports.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission renewed its demand that Galleon Group cofounder Raj Rajaratnam turn over wiretaps recorded by the Justice Department, before a criminal trial set to begin next month in New York.
Lawyers for Goldman Sachs Group Inc. will face Lorin Reisner, the deputy director of enforcement for the Securities and Exchange Commission , in the agency’s lawsuit over the bank’s use of subprime mortgage-backed securities.