Former New York state Senator Shirley Huntley, who pleaded guilty in January to mail fraud conspiracy, worked with the government to secretly record other elected officials in a corruption probe, according to her lawyer.
Cardiovascular Systems Inc., a medical-device maker that a news report said is part of a probe of corporate insider investment vehicles, said it got requests for information from the U.S. government and is complying.
A financial adviser from New York’s Long Island was charged in an insider trading scheme for allegedly selling advance earnings tips on public companies to an undercover FBI agent, federal prosecutors said.
A New York asset manager, accused of running unregistered commodity pools, was charged with threatening to kill U.S. financial regulators, including the heads of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Former A.T. Kearney Inc. partner Sherif Mityas was sentenced to three years of probation for trading on inside tips he learned while serving as a consultant to private-equity firm the Carlyle Group, according to a spokesman for federal prosecutors.
Mark Kurland, a co-founder of New Castle Funds LLC, was ordered to serve 27 months in prison after pleading guilty in the Galleon Group LLC insider-trading case, becoming the first defendant in the scheme to be sentenced.